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Manejo sostenible de recursos naturales para la mitigaciÓn de los efectos del cambio climÁtico en la zona de Velazco (Sustainable management of...

August 23, 2014



Manejo sostenible de recursos naturales para la mitigaciÓn de los efectos del cambio climÁtico en la zona de Velazco (Sustainable management of natural resources to mitigate the effects of climate change in the area of Velazco.)

Area Of Work: Biodiversity Operational Phase: Phase 5 Grant Amount: US$ 50,000.00 Co-Financing cash: US$ 20,000.00 Co-Financing in-Kind: US$ 10,000.00 Status: Currently under execution Project Description: The project will be implemented in the CCS "Arnaldo Ramirez" People~s Council Pedro Ballester-cient belongs to the municipality first of January in the province of Ciego de Avila and should contribute to the conser-vation of biological diversity of the Great Wetland North of Ciego Avila (in areas of the Sabana-Camaguey Archipelago) and protection of the natural lake "Laguna Larga" Velasco area. In areas of the cooperative are apparent loss of biodiversity, land degradation, the deplorable state of the areas for forestry, in addition to environmental deterioration with high incidence of the population reflected in the deforestation of patios, plots and surrounding natural forests and overexploitation of forest species, inadequate crop management and use of inappropriate technologies, proliferation of invasive plants, loss of lakes and groundwater depletion; and low levels of survival of afforestation and reforestation. Project actions should contribute to sustainable agroecosystem management, which provides enhanced programs use and land management, reforestation and the development of sustainable alternatives for the care and use of local environmental resources in general; ade-more to strengthen the participation and responsibility of the actors in the integrated management of ecosys-topic. They will directly benefit from the project activities 139 farmers, of which 15 are women. Grantee: Cooperativa AgrÍcola Arnaldo RamÍrez 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 : 2016-06-30 12:00:00

Major organization : SGP THE GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME

Address : Calle 18, no. 110 between 1st u 3rd Miramar Havana



Country :Cuba

Email : fabio.fajardo@undp.org

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


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