Pine forest recovery and sustenance of resin production in Rachoquel, Momostenango, Totonicapán.
Pine forest recovery and sustenance of resin production in Rachoquel, Momostenango, Totonicapán.
Training on improved methods for resination and basic forestry skills for native pine forests conservation.

Objectives:
To provide a means to recover native pine species that are being used for resination with non-sustainable methods.2)To provide training for stakeholders on sustainable practices of resination and basic equipment for using new methods and strengthening organization’s support to participants. /This project includes the creation and maintenance of a tree nursery to provide access to participants to trees of native pine species for reforestation purposes. A series of workshops will be conducted to make a participatory diagnostic of the resination activity which is traditional in these communities. This will lead to learning about sustainable resination practices and then developing the equipment that is needed to apply this methodology.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Asociación Agricultores Para el Desarrollo Rachoquel
Country:
Guatemala
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 8,898.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 4,891.68
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 1,666.66
Project Number:
PPS-17-97
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
All participants are of the k'iché ethnic group.
Notable Community Participation
Outstanding. Demonstrate the feasibility of native pine forest recovery with active participation of 84 stakeholders on 3 communities.
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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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5a. Avenida 5-55 zona 14, Edificio Europlaza, Torre IV, Nivel 10
Guatemala, 01014