Permacultural orchards and soil conservation in Centro Aldea San Vicente Buenabaj, Vía San Carlos Sija, Quetzaltenango
Permacultural orchards and soil conservation in Centro Aldea San Vicente Buenabaj, Vía San Carlos Sija, Quetzaltenango
Objectives:

1)To provide means to recover native orchard species while at the same time provide diversification of production of vegetables.2)To provide training for stakeholders on sustainable practices of soil conservation and organic farming practices and strengthening organization's support to participants. /This project includes the creation and maintenance of a series of orchards with native species of vegetables that will provide access to the participants to seeds and plants for the production of organic fertilizers and pest controls. A series of workshops will be conducted to give access to participants to this new technology, validation and value of traditional practices that are already in use but lack dissemination practices in these communities. Particular emphasis will be given to women participation on all the activities, as them will be implemented on family plots.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Asociación Indígena para el Desarrollo Comunal de Buenabaj
Country:
Guatemala
Area Of Work:
Multifocal Area
Grant Amount:
US$ 7,943.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 952.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,905.74
Project Number:
PPS-01-98
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
All participants belong to the k'iché ethnic group.
Gender Focus
All participants in the project were women.
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Ms. Caroll Dardon
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Ms Angela García
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Lizbeth Oliva Barrera
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Guatemala, 01014