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)

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

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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Case study 9 – “Practice-based learning” to create resilient communities in Nicaragua

The advance of the agricultural frontier and inadequate agricultural practices have contributed to environmental degradation in the sub-watersheds of the Tapacalí and Inalí rivers in the department de Madriz, Nicaragua. Meanwhile, a lack of knowledge and environmental awareness increases the communities’ vulnerability to socio-natural threats. Addressing that vulnerability through an innovative approach that integrates disaster risk …

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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.