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#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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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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Juego: Cuenca arriba, cuenca abajo

Es un juego diseñado con el apoyo del Centro del Clima de la Cruz Roja y Media Luna Roja para educar de una manera didáctica y divertida la problemática del cambio climático en las zonas vulnerables. Río Arriba, Río Abajo (versión corta), Río Arriba, Río Abajo (juego), Climate Change Game and rules https://vimeo.com/45150733, https://vimeo.com/45097866, https://vimeo.com/52707857

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Case study 1 – Step by Step towards Climate Change Adaptation

In the last 20 years, Nicaragua has been the fourth country most affected by extreme weather events worldwide (Germanwatch Report, 2014). The country is investing in humanitarian aid to respond to emergencies caused by hydro meteorological events, and to mitigate disaster risks and climate change impact, which have an effect on socio-environmental development nationally. In

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Case study 11 – Collaboration with universities to strengthen local resilience in Nicaragua

For the implementation of the Program for Disaster Risk Management in the Face of Climate Change in Nicaragua, Partners for Resilience (PfR) worked with the academic sector in the department of Madriz and in the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN). The involvement of universities was a key factor in being able to offer diploma

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Case study 10 – Climate change and climate variability adaptation measures on coffee farms in four municipalities of Madriz, Nicaragua

Partners for Resilience (PfR) implemented the Program for Disaster Risk Management in the Face of Climate Change in 28 communities of the municipalities of Somoto, Las Sabanas, San Lucas and San José de Cusmapa in the department of Madriz. One of the program’s actions was to sensitize actors in the economic sector on three issues—disaster

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