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Experience as a model of sustainable production "Showcase AgroecolÓgica" for the formation of rural communities.

August 23, 2014



Area Of Work: Biodiversity Operational Phase: Phase 5 Grant Amount: US$ 50,000.00 Co-Financing in-Kind: US$ 196,000.00 Status: Currently under execution Project Description: Rural communities require a reorganization of its activities according to their socio strengths and knowledge, to achieve diversification of the local economy and move towards sustainability. For this they are necessary to build knowledge communities to solve problems agrifood, family agroeconomics, the use of clean energy and rescue of local agricultural knowledge. To contribute to the quality of life of rural communities need training in an environmentally responsible and committed to sustainability citizen, not only from the conceptual management but also in practice, thus creating a "Showcase AgroecolÓgico arises "which is a training model productive patio that serves the community councils to carry out experiences for sustainable biodiversity management, transferable to other communities. Research Plan responds to the 2013-2019 Homeland enabling economic and social development of the nation, as to the greatest amount of social happiness and productive model of sustainable agriculture. Grantee: FUNDACION LABORATORIO DE ECOLOGIA HUMANA - ECOHUMANA Organisation Mission : For GEF SGP, the community-based approach is the cornerstone for addressing local and global environmental and sustainable development challenges. SGP provides grants to civil society organizations (CSOs), notably national and local non- governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), and indigenous peoples organizations. SGP grantees may also include other not-for-profit organizations such as professional associations, unions and other civil society groups. By enabling a direct connection between sustainable livelihoods and the generation of local and global livelihoods, SGP empowers communities to act and participate in their own development and hence ensures community ownership and impact. Over the course of the last 20 years, SGP has provided grants to over 12,000 grantees with 64 percent of grants channeled to NGOs, 34 percent to CBOs, and 2 percent to other not-for-profit organizations. More than 60 percent of projects have directly benefitted communities either through direct grants to CBOs or through other NGOs and CSOs working with communities.

Project completion date : 2015-07-31 12:00:00

Major organization : SGP THE GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME

Address : Avenida Francisco de Miranda, HP Tower, 6th floor office 6-A, Los Palos Grandes Caracas, 1060



Country :Venezuela

Email : Ricardo.Petit@undp.org

Financier : Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (SGP),


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