Tags: Nicaragua

#MyResilienceStory-RITA-Nicaragua

Proyecto Resiliencia en las Américas (RITA) – Nicaragua, ejecuta su acompañamiento en las comunidades Carreta Quebrada, Paso Real, El Madroño, La Campana y el Barrio Julio Buitrago.    Consideramos que cualquier comunidades puede estar preparada para cualquier situación de desastre, siempre que estén sensibilizadas, apoyen los procesos de fortalecimiento y esten dotadas de herramientas básicas.Nuestro …

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Flower production in the community of El Castillito, Las Sabanas (2014)

This participatory video was developed by the Youth Network of Las Sabanas, to document a microproject implemented with the support of the Nicaraguan Red Cross and Wetlands International through the Partners for Resilience Programme in the community of El Castillito, Las Sabanas (Nicaragua) in 2014. Flower production in the community of El Castillito, Las Sabanas …

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Eco-stoves in Miramar, Las Sabanas, Nicaragua (2014)

This participatory video was developed by the Youth Network of Las Sabanas, to document a microproject implemented with the support of the Nicaraguan Red Cross and the Partners for Resilience Programme in the community of Miramar, Las Sabanas (Nicaragua) in 2014. Eco-stoves in Miramar, Las Sabanas, Nicaragua (2014)

Case study 8 – Awareness-raising and education campaigns to strengthen resilience in four municipalities of the department of Madriz and the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, Partners for Resilience (PfR) worked to reduce the risk of disaster in four municipalities of the department of Madriz that are in what is known as the Central American “Dry Corridor.” It also promoted the development and implementation of a regional climate change strategy in the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region. As the …

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Case study 7 – Good Governance: A pathway to local resilience

Since 2011, the Partners for Resilience (PfR) alliance in Nicaragua has been promoting a comprehensive approach to the issues of disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change adaptation (CCA) and ecosystem management and restoration (EMR). This initiative has also promoted an environment that is conducive to dialogue on PfR’s approaches among the local population and authorities.

Case study 4 – Harmonizing indigenous and local knowledge: “The path towards community and institutional resilience”

“We, the indigenous peoples, do not reject adapting to climate change because we have always, as a people–consulted Nature. We read its signs and foresee; we understand; we harmonize with it which is how we have always lived and survived through the ages, because we are blessed by our actions.” Pablo Ramón Vanegas, member of …

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Case study 5 – Strengthening Value Chain Committee’s capacities in the municipality of Somoto: Partners for Resilience’s experience in Nicaragua

For centuries, the ovens in Somoto, in the department of Madriz, Nicaragua, have been baking the distinctive handmade rosquillas (ring-shaped pastry), prepared by hardworking women. These women still preserve the artisan traditions in their 137 shops where they continue preparing the delicious Somoteñan rosquillas, which many consider unique in the world, to such an extent …

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Case study 3 – Community micro-projects improve the livelihoods of rural families in Madriz, Nicaragua

The Partners for Resilience (PfR) put their integrated approach and vision of community resilience into practice to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in Nicaragua. In the municipalities of San Lucas and Las Sabanas, their micro-projects consist of specific interventions and management actions, which combine Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) with Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and …

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Case study 2 – Inalí River and Tapacalí River Sub-watersheds: Ideal Territorial Units to Implement Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation, and Ecosystem Management and Restoration Processes

In the Madriz Department, the Partners for Resilience (PfR) Partnership is working in 28 vulnerable communities in four municipalities (Somoto, San Lucas, Las Sabanas, and San José de Cusmapa) of the Inalí and Tapacalí rivers sub-watersheds, tributaries of the Coco River. A total of approximately 20,000 people live in both territories. Inhabitants face typical problems …

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