Ambrolauri Sakrebulo took responsibility to further protect and managed restored slopes in 7 communities , which is an important factor in the long run for project sustainability;
Rebuilding work on 7 slopes and up to 600 anti-erosion three in a few years will create a healthy environment for internal road improvements, ecological safety and bee keeping promotion in the region.
Communications strategy of the project is: Presentation of the project, training of government members, distributing information guide to beneficiaries, newspaper articles in regional newspaper, 27 community meetings, school eco-clubs and environmental actions in target communities.
Notable Community Participation
Pupils and young people are involved in the project implementation. Particularly in 7 target communities pupils in school ecoclubs will undergo a study course and will prepare for their participation in the environmental campaign to restore erosive slope in the community. Within the project, volunteer youth will help target communities to restore erosive slopes.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
The erosive slopes threaten rural landscapes, populated areas and forest and river bank forests. The population will study solving this problem. These dangers will be mitigated by restoring the slopes.
Capacity - Building Component
The following needs exists in communities regarding restoration of erosive slopes: 1. They do not have theoretical and practical knowledge in this regard 2. The government is not active in this regard 3. Communities do not have any materials required for restoration work (seedlings, sowing material etc) The project will increase the possibilities of: 1. Learning to restore erosive slope (Authorities, community members, students, teachers) 2. Government involvement 3. Transfer of plantings to communities
thus, Oni and Ambrolauri municipality representatives were trained is land sustainable management issues , they participated in practical activities on a field and also actively involved in environmental actions.
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
The project will acquire and share some knowledge and experience. For this the following measures will be used: Meetings with the community, meetings with the government, information campaigns, media component. Knowledge of restoration of erosive slopes will be available to all generations and institutions of the community, including teachers and students and future generations of the community.
The role of women and men is balanced within the project. Women, men and children are involved in this project: They are participating in trainings, meetings, environmental actions and school club activities. However, in the framework of the project, women's involvement in education activities increased; Especially the teacher's involvement in the process of restoration of slopes; The participation of young women in eco-clubs and various environmental activities took place. The motivation of the natural sciences teachers increased after the completion of their training and they are active in social networks.
Replication of project activities
local municipality plans to apply used land management practice in other villages as well
sustainable land management practice was demonstrated in target Municipalities with active participation of community members.
6000 square meters area was restored and antioxidant vegetation cover for those slopes was created
capacity of local community was strengthened in areas of - restoration of erosive slopes, sustainable management of erosive slopes
project facilitated development of school eco-clubs and involvement of women and youth from target in environmental activities
Access to internal roads improved, Ecological safety guarantee, bee keeping promoted in 7 community of target municipalities