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Esta publicación contiene la sistematización del aporte realizado por el Programa de Pequeñas Donaciones (PPD) Costa Rica en el periodo 1992-2015, en el proceso de acompañamiento técnico y financiero a un sector que emerge, y tiene su crecimiento cúspide durante los últimos 20 años; se trata del Turismo Rural Comunitario. El Turismo Rural surgió en nuestro país como una alternativa de desarrollo a las condiciones de pobreza en que se encuentran inmersas las zonas rurales y el mismo se ha convertido en un factor determinante de la economía rural; “El turismo rural representa una fo...
Publication '10 Years of People Empowerment Success' is dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the GEF SGP in Ukraine. For over 10 years now, SGP in Ukraine has been supporting community-based projects and empowering people to contribute to the achievement of global environmental goals. Every initiative has its own heroes with their life-changing stories, and this book reveals only a tiny portion of them.
This is the Executive Summary of the Annual Monitoring Report .
Lesotho is one of the 5 mountain countries that received funding for organization of mountain communities – Government dialogues to raise awareness of the issues affecting mountain peoples and ecosystems, in preparation for the 2018 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) the theme of which was “Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies”. Coordinated by Technologies for Economic Development, an SGP grantee awarded a grant to lead the process, a National dialogue was held bringing together key technical government departments, civil society organizations, the private sector, ac...
The Brochure provides, in summary form, the SGP Lesotho interventions and achievements during the Sixth Operational Phase (OP 6). For OP 6, the SGP focused its interventions in the Senqu/Orange River Basin as the selected priority landscape. The Landscape which covers more than 60% of the country, is by and large a mountainous region, producing ecosystem services that sustain the economy of the country and to some extent, the southern Africa region.
The process for the development of the COMPACT Site Strategy for Sehlabathebe National Park was funded by UNESCO through the Netherlands Funds-in-Trust (NFiT) Cooperation with co-financing from UNDP - Lesotho, GEF Small Grants Programme Country Programme in Lesotho in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture and Sehlabathebe National Park (SNP). A parallel process took place in South Africa for the uKhahlamba Drakensberg park, the South African component of the Maloti Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site (MDP WHS), thereby necessitating cross-fertilization between the ...
The Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative Programme (COMDEKS) was launched in 2011 as the flagship of the Satoyama Initiative, a global effort to promote sustainable use of natural resources in the landscapes worked in and relied upon by rural communities. These working landscapes and waters—known as socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS)—encompass many uses, from farming and fishing to forestry, and provide an economic and cultural mainstay of village life in developing nations. They also provide a reservoir of critical biodiversi...
This toolkit provides practical guidance for making use of the “Indicators of Resilience in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)” in the field. The indicators are a tool for engaging local communities in adaptive management of the landscapes and seascapes in which they live. By using the tested methods presented in this toolkit, communities can increase their capacity to respond to social, economic, and environmental pressures and shocks, to improve their environmental and economic conditions, thus increasing the social and ecological resilience of their landscapes ...
With the incorporation of the gender approach in development processes, in general, and in projects, in particular, an effective and sustained contribution is made to strengthen the participation of women and men in all aspects of the project because they must be based on the knowledge and skills of all members of the community. This also ensures that the project approaches and includes the differentiated needs of women and men and that their experiences become part of the knowledge produced and lessons learned from the project. The guide presented below details the mechanisms to address the g...
This compendium of good agroecological practices has been developed, with the participation of agronomist specialists of the Cooperative "El Recuerdo", experts in training and in the use of climate adapted processes; based on the good experiences obtained from the development projects executed in the southeast of Guatemala, specifically in 10 communities in the department of Jalapa and Jutiapa (Guatemala). The techniques and good practices have been validated both by the executing organization of the same in the field and by the same beneficiaries who saw their crops and forests grow thanks to...
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