AGROECOLOGY - opportunities and perspectives for rural communities
AGROECOLOGY - opportunities and perspectives for rural communities
AFPMDD, in partnership with the Glodeni District Council, the Agriculture and Food Industry Directorate, the Education, Youth and Sport Directorate, the Danu City Hall, the Individual Enterprise “Anastasia Colibaba”, the Camenca River Basin Committee, the Women's Committee involved in natural resources management, the schools in this region aims to stimulate the involvement of communities, especially farmers, young people and women, in improving the ecological status of the Camenca Hydrological Basin (HB) and the proper management of natural and aquatic resources by: promoting agroecology and rational exploitation of natural resources, to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change, to promote better conditions for the marketing and use of plant protection products in order to reduce the impact on consumers and aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, involving the communities, economic agents in the sustainable development of this region. We also have as goal the involvement of young people in the schools of HB Camenca through an educational program "Schools for a Green Future".
The project "AGROECOLOGY - opportunities and perspectives for rural communities" addresses the issue of innovative developing of smart agroecology by: conducting seminars or workshops with farmers, aquatic resources users, etc. on the conservation and rational use of natural resources; mitigating the impact of extreme climatic phenomena on agricultural production and the means of subsistence of the rural population; to ensure the sustainability of agriculture, with particular emphasis on integrated pest management, the elimination of unusable pesticides and the creation of favorable conditions for food safety, etc.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the promotion and support of land management practices, natural resources and water resources, the promotion of good environmental practices, including the preservation of the terrestrial landscape, the adaptation and mitigation of the effects of climate change in localities from the Camenca Hydrological Basin.
Specific Objective 1: Promoting the principles of agroecology, promoting the creation of forest landscapes at Camenca Hydrological Basin.
Specific Objective 2: Enhanced basin co-operation for Camenca's HB ecological rehabilitation, promotion of agroecology, land conservation principles, and proper water resources management.
Specific objective no. 3: Increasing the awareness and information of the local community and authorities regarding the promotion and application of environment friendly production technologies.
Towards the end of the project, the following specific results will be achieved: 1. Informing small and medium farmers, and the population about the practice of agroecology; Promoting the application of alternative methods; 2. Training and involvement of young participants in environmental classes, composting and demonstration fields; 3. Partial rehabilitation of the Glodeanca affluent, through the realization of sustainable economic development alternatives for the communities by promoting revenue-generating activities for them based on the sustainable use of natural resources; 4. Mobilizing communities to implement local development initiatives; 5. The degree of visibility of the importance of practicing and developing agroecology, the need to preserve the terrestrial landscape and the good management of aquatic resources in the context of the sustainable development of rural communities.
In order to achieve the objectives and the expected results of the project, will be undertaken the following activities:
G.A.1. Activities related to the promotion of agroecology principles at the Camenca Hydrological Basin by enhancing the capacities of farmers and water users to adapt and mitigate climate change (fertilizer management, water saving, adaptation to drought, planting of forest strips, riparian strips, etc.), promoting the creation of forest landscapes. Activities related to the involvement of young people in the promotion of the principles of agroecology and the preservation of the terrestrial landscape in order to adapt and mitigate climate change.
G.A.2. Activities related to enhanced basin co-operation for the ecological rehabilitation of Camenca HB in order to promote agroecology, principles of land-use conservation and good management of water resources.
G.A.3. Activities related to increasing the awareness and information of the local community and the authorities regarding the promotion and application of environment friendly production technologies, ecological products, application of adaptation and mitigation of the effects of climate change on agricultural production, proper management of aquatic resources and the need to preserve the terrestrial landscape.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
AO Asociatia Femeilor pentru Protectia Mediului si Dezvoltarea Durabila
Country:
Moldova
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Operational Phase:
Phase 5
Grant Amount:
US$ 37,350.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 18,650.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 19,175.00
Project Number:
MDA/SGP/OP5/Y8/STAR/LD/2019/25
Start Date:
9/2019
End Date:
11/2020
Status:
Currently under execution

Grantee Contact

Ms. Ioana Bobina
Phone: +373 22232408
Email: mediu.afpmdd@gmail.com
 

Address

st. Serghei Lazo 13
Chisinau , MD2004
 

Website

http://www.mediu.md

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Denis Parea
Phone:
+373 22 839-876
Fax:
+373 22 839-876
Email:
Ms. Olga Terehovschi
Phone:
+373 22 839876
Fax:
+373 22 839876
Email:

Address

29 Sf.Tarii str., of. 306A
Chisinau, MD-2012