Sustainable Management of the Chiquila River Micro-Basins

on Agriculture by Church World Service

Sustainable Management of the Chiquila River Micro-Basins

on Agriculture by Church World Service

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This project seeks to reverse environmental degradation and inadequate food and water by promoting sustainable, organic farming practices; increasing conservation and protection of fresh water sources; and improving the public advocacy skills of 723 families in 10 communities in the municipality of Nueva Frontera in eastern Honduras.

ACTIVITIES

Main project activities are: development and implementation of food security and nutrition plans, provision of ongoing technical assistance for food production, processing and marketing; workshops for farming techniques and innovative technology; dissemination of low-cost water-catchment systems, community meetings for planning, joint reflection and participatory evaluation; indigenous-to-indigenous exchanges among communities; and joint marketing activities.

CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES

Food Security, Nutrition, Capacity Building

LOCATION

  • Santa Barbara, Honduras

Spread the word

OTHER PROJECTS

Reporting Organization

Project timeline

23 months left

04/01/2008

03/31/2016

Project budget

285,000

Local Partners

Comision de Accion Social Menonita (CASM)

People reached

4300

Contact information

Donald Tatlock
Central America and Caribbean Liaison

dtatlock@churchworldservice.org

Project Website

http://www.cwslac.org

EXPORT DATA

CSV | KML | EXCEL

x