Forests, Biodiversity and Community Development

Forests, Biodiversity and Community Development. Strengthening the National Management of Protected Areas in Guatemala and Honduras

Implementation period

32 months (January 2019 - September 2021)

Monto subvención UE

881980 Euros

Monto global del proyecto

1162475 Euros


Countries:


Guatemala

Honduras

Goals

To implement, sistematize and spread specific results directed towards vulnerable communities and create innovative benefits with replicability potential in national protected areas in Guatemala and Honduras.

Beneficiarios

1,295 people in Guatemala and Honduras (only indigenous and mixed-race populations)

MAPA - ZONAS DE INTERVENCIÓN DEL PROYECTO

The project helps us motivate the groups to keep working on community tourism and improve their products and services. We have established new alliances to promote tour packages and, thus, increase our network of community tourism.” 
Amanda Coy, legal representative of the Ak´tenamit organization

“We are convinced that community development is the main strategy for the conservation, protection and restoration of protected areas, and the best way to fight against climate change.”
Daniel Gallegos, Project Director

PRIMEROS RESULTADOS

Intercambio entre países

It promotes the continuity and recognition of the first binational biological corridor between Guatemala and Honduras. 
Located in the Punta de Manabique Wildlife Shelter (Guatemala) and the Cuyamel/Omoa National Park (Honduras)

Team

Honduras

  • Gustavo Cabrera
    Executive Director, Cuerpo de Conservación de Omoa (CCO)
  • Roger Flores
    Technical Director, Cuerpos de Conservación de Omoa (CCO)
  • Alma Figueroa,
    Administrator, Cuerpos de Conservación de Omoa (CCO)
  • Carolina Pérez
    Technician, Cuerpos de Conservación de Omoa (CCO)

Guatemala

  • Oscar Rosales
    Director, Asociación Programas de Gestión Ambiental Local (ASOPROGAL)
  • Brenda Conde
    Administrator, Asociación Programas de Gestión Ambiental (ASOPROGAL)

CISP

  • Melvyn Teni
    Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP) representant for Central America
  • Daniel Gallegos
    Project Director, Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP) para Centro América

Parners

Ejecutor principal


Co-solicitantes




Contacto por país

Daniel Gallegos.
Project Director, Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP)
gallegos@cisp-ngo.org

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