Combination of agriculture with forests using organic farming practices and native species in Aldea Aldea La Estancia, Cantel, Quetzaltenango
Combination of agriculture with forests using organic farming practices and native species in Aldea Aldea La Estancia, Cantel, Quetzaltenango
OBJECTIVES:
To promote agroforestry practices among a sub-urban population to avoid watershed deterioration.
This project will allow stakeholders from 8 communities at Cantel, Quetzaltenango, to have technical advice and training on agroforestry and organic farming practices, that promote watershed and soil conservation of the Samalá river.
A series of workshops will be held and the practices related to them will be done on stakeholders plots.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Asociación Coordinadora de Desarrollo Integral Rural y Educa
Country:
Guatemala
Area Of Work:
Multifocal Area
Grant Amount:
US$ 7,559.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 3,008.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 16,080.00
Project Number:
PPS-11-98
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
Outstanding. In close collaboration with the Municipality of Cantel, Quetzaltenango, the organization established 10 Has of forest plantations with native tree species with participation of 8 communities members, 15 households have improved their orchards through organic management and agroforestry practices, conserving soil on the sources of the Samalá river watershed.
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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