Community tree nurseries of endangered species in Comitancillo, San Marcos
Community tree nurseries of endangered species in Comitancillo, San Marcos
OBJECTIVES


1)To provide access to local communities of native endangered species of trees, as well as fast growing species for energy purposes.

2)To complement ongoing reforestation activities at 5 communities on the San Marcos highlands.

3)To train stakeholders on tree nursery establishment, general business management to try to achieve sustainability, and forest management.

This project will establish tree nurseries on 5 communities at Comitancillo, San Marcos; for the production of 74,000 seedlings and their commercialization among participants and other community members that are managing forests with governmental authorization.

Particular emphasis will be given to endangered species.

40% of the total production will be sold to give principles of sustainability to the project and 60% will be used on an ongoing reforestation program.

 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Asociación para el Desarrollo Integral para Occide
Country:
Guatemala
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 7,547.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 861.02
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,367.74
Project Number:
PPS-02-98
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
86 out of 146 participants are women.
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
All participants are of the Mam ethnic group.
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SGP Country office contact

Ms. Caroll Dardon
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Ms Angela García
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Lizbeth Oliva Barrera
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Ms Gabriela Estrada
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Address

5a. Avenida 5-55 zona 14, Edificio Europlaza, Torre IV, Nivel 10
Guatemala, 01014