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We want people to improve their livelihoods while protecting forests. This was the first Work Tour experience to this community and, by all accounts, a very successful endeavor.
Foresteria comunitaria y gestion local del desarrollo 
David, one of the youth group leaders and a champion for agricultural and economic empowerment, highlighted the struggles to develop and work their land with less than ideal infrastructure and climate.
Don Marcos tells us his forestefia while holding his head in his hands under a photo taken of him inwhere he can be seen stoically gripping an automatic rifle with three other indigenous soldiers behind him, tasked with ensuring the survival of an ancient culture.
Chico and his family have benefited from the stove for eight months now, greatly reducing their fuelwood use and indoor air pollution in the home.
This woman in southern Guatemala uses her clean cookstove that was built last year to make tortillas for her family.
We also enjoyed visiting the tree nursery and pineapple fields, which have expanded seven-fold in just the comumitaria couple of years, from an original total of 5, plants to over 35, total plants.
In terms of learning and engagement, the primary focus of the trip included:. These high-value crops, including ccomunitaria, cashews, citrus, coffee, and cacao, are providing an important source of income to young farmers while promoting natural resource conservation.
Marco and Nati with their new cookstove. Together, we build clean foresetria, plant trees, and distribute solar lighting to their members in Guatemalaall in an effort to empower local people and conserve the natural environment that is so important to their livelihoods.
The forest is made up of rare hard and softwoods and old growth trees that are critical to the ecosystem and habitat, but also a prized commodity for selective cutting by the timber industry.
My role, as I see it, is just to fan the sails. Today, the ambitious young group has a plantation of 5, organic pineapples that produce a continuous, mouth-watering harvest, a few cokunitaria bee hives from which they are bottling and selling honey, and plots of shade-grown coffee.
Sustainable Communitaria, Sustainable Livelihoods. In the future, TWP hopes to be able to bring groups here at least once a year. In addition, stoves are built using local materials. Cooking is a fkresteria personal tradition in Central America, so new technologies must be able to cook the same foods, with the same fuels, in the same amount of time as the traditional designs if they are to be accepted by all members of society.
Foresteria comunitaria en Bolivia: abriendo horizontes para nuevos actores
It is accelerating due to the difficulties that come with rapid population growth, rising energy demand, massive crop losses from the effects of climate change, and organized crime and violence reaching alarming levels along this tiny string of countries. The cookstove models selected for this project are partially pre-manufactured for consistency but are installed in a voresteria and mortar body constructed by trained community members.
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! He was happy and proud to offer his house as a training ground for the group of young men in his community, who look to him as an elder and a teacher.
Flresteria projects are not successful unless local people are involved each step of the way. A great way to travel while giving back! They have formed a youth group in their community that is taking on migration by seeking new, local income generating opportunities.
Even if migration is just to the nearest city, the actual movement of family members is really a means to an end.
Community engagement improves the local support network around the cookstoves. His is the first of 60 cookstoves we plan to build in the community of El Tarral — projects made possible only by your donations and support.
This workshop was a reminder to me of the importance of my work at TWP — a fulcrum between the aspirations of rural communities and the resources that help them become reality. Another challenge is the external interest groups, especially agribusiness and timber agents, who eye the exceptionally well preserved forest that forms the backbone of their watershed and agroforestry existence.
Working by solar light. Now that there is no smoke in the kitchen, you can smell dinner cooking from outside the house and all the way down the street. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The forest provides resources and bi0diversity, such as honey bee habitat, that are critical to survival.
The participants ranged in age from 16 to 70 years, and were from throughout Guatemala — three generations of knowledge and experience in one powerful convergence. Don Marcos defends his land and his people during the Guatemalan civil war.
You should continue to offer it and other similar trips.
So, when they asked me to support them getting additional training in bee keeping to improve their business, I made it a priority to see that it happened.