Mitigation in Agriculture

Support to the formulation of Appropriate Mitigation Actions in Central American Agriculture

The project agrees on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) in the livestock and rice sectors in El Salvador and Panama respectively.

Objective

Strengthen national and regional capacities to achieve public-private ownership and consensus on the achievement of mitigation targets in Panama (rice) and El Salvador (cattle), catalysing actions for mitigation and cooperation between Central American countries towards low-carbon development according to the Central American Sustainable Climate-Adapted Agriculture Strategies and the NDCs.

Implementation period

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June 2019 – June 2021


Countries

Panama, El Salvador

Overall project amount

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Euros
Subsidy EU:(0000000 €)

Beneficiaries

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Rice producers
50 professionals
50 representatives of institutions

Expected Results

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Capacity Building

and technical assistance to 500 rice or livestock producers and their unions to implement Sustainable Climate-Adapted Agricultural Practices (Spanish acronym ASAC) on their farms.
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Catalysing exchanges and cooperation

South-South cooperation with the participation of 50 representatives of institutions and the agricultural sector from 5 Central American countries.
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Appropriation and consensus

public-private partnership to formulate mitigation actions and ASAC with the participation of 50 professionals from the public-private sector.

Recent Events

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La Libertad, El Salvador. October 6, 2020 (IICA).

The training sessions on sustainable livestock farming continue with the Agricultural Field Schools (ECA), promoted within the framework of the project "Support for the formulation of Appropriate Mitigation Actions in Central American Agriculture".
 
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La Libertad, El Salvador. September 17, 2020 (IICA).

The project "Support to the formulation of Appropriate Mitigation Actions in Central American Agriculture" begins a training exercise in sustainable livestock farming, under the concept of learning by doing.

 
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La Libertad, El Salvador. July 29, 2020 (IICA).

Salvador will have a scientific study to determine the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions generated in different types of livestock farms, as an action of the Project "Support to the formulation of Appropriate Mitigation Actions in Central American Agriculture".

 

Resources

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Team

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  • Javier Montemayor
    Project General Coordinator, IICA, Panama
  • Manuel Pitre
    Project Focal Point for IICA, Panama 
  • Alejandro Hernández
    Project Consultant (El Salvador)
  • Jorge Trejos
    National Project Coordinator (El Salvador)
  • Eli Gómez
    Junior Project Consultant (El Salvador)
  • María Luisa Montenegro
    Administrative Assistant for the Project (El Salvador)

More information:

Partners

 

Main applicant

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agricultura (IICA)

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Co-applicant

Ministry of Agricultural Development of Panama


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Contact us

Address:
European Union
Expertise France office: 73, rue de Vaugirard - 75006 Paris. GIZ office: Rue Archimède 61, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Telephone:
Expertise France: +33 1 70 82 73 57
GIZ: + 32 2 710 1937
Mail:
agriculturaresiliente@euroclimaplus.org

Implementing Agencies

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