Category: El Salvador

Diego Santos and Central America: "Let's show the people that we stand with them!"

: Published: November 2, 2020:

In the midst of one meeting after the other and the thorough handover process of the Programme Coordination of the Central American Region to his successor Kristina Kroyer, Diego Santos-Santiago managed to take the time to have a chat with me, answer some questions and paint a picture of the current situation in Central America regarding our …

Learning from Failure: Control of the Pine Bark Beetle

Country: El Salvador; Organisation: Fundación Segundo Montes: : AT A GLANCE: Control of the Pine Bark Beetle in Morazán (English): : A UN VISTAZO: El Control del Gorgojo Descortezador en Morazán (Español): : Systematisation of the Learning from Failure experience: Control of the Pine Bark Beetle in Morazán (Español): :  : :  

Good Practice: Collecting and Reusing Rainwater

Country: El Salvador; Organisation: FUNDESYRAM-Foundation for Socioeconomic Development and Environmental Restoration: : AT A GLANCE: Collecting and Reusing Rainwater (English): : A UN VISTAZO: Recoger y reusar aguas pluviales (Spanish): :  

Good Practice: Water Supply System for Salvadoran Community

Country: El Salvador; Organisation: ADES – Asociación de Desarrollo Económico Social: : AT A GLANCE: A water supply system for the community of Los Hernández, Cabañas in El Salvador (English): : A UN VISTAZO: Sistema de abastecimiento de agua para el caserío Los Hernández, Cabañas en El Salvador (Spanish)

The fight to save the conifers in El Salvador

: Published: August 27, 2020:

The Fundación Segundo Montes was one of the lucky winners of the latest KNOWLYMPICS 2019/2020.: : The experience that they have submitted deals with saving the conifer reserves in El Salvador by fighting the spread of the bark beetle. With the prize they won they took the chance to start a new …

Non-profit and for-profit hand in hand?

: Published: July 15, 2020:

First steps towards collaboration between organic farmers and the tourism and gastronomy sector in the Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve in El Salvador.

In 2007 UNESCO declared a natural area in the West of El Salvador as the Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve (RBA-I for its Spanish abbreviation). The goal of this declaration is to minimize conflict between development and conservation. The …

Covid-19 - Working Situation of TAs in Central America: Tools and Thoughts

: Published: June 8, 2020:

Since the beginning of the Corona Crisis certainly a lot has changed. The goal of this article is to take a closer look at the realities of the daily working routines of our TAs and at the implications for knowledge management. Since digitalization processes cannot be neglected when talking about knowledge transfer, it is also important to …

Good Practice: Organisational strategies for the youth network of ACIJOES

Country: El Salvador; Organisation: ACIJOES: : AT A GLANCE: Organisational strategies for the youth network of ACIJOES (English): : AT A GLANCE: Estrategias organizativas de la red juvenil de la ACIJOES (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Estrategias organizativas de la red juvenil de la ACIJOES (Spanish)

Triangular Technical Advisory

: Published: May 7, 2020:

A Triangular Technical Advisory is a so-called south-south cooperation, in which the capacities of one of the Partner Organizations are beneficial for another one or more Partner Organizations. As a new instrument within the Technical Advisory Program this innovative concept focusses on knowledge transfer between the Partner Organisations. One PO, the ‘Receiving Partner Organisation’ demands advisory from …

Learning from Failure: Limitations of the implementation of an organic production process

Country: El Salvador; Organisation: Fundación Segundo Montes (FSM): : EN UN VISTAZO: Limitantes para emprender un proceso de producción orgánica (español): : At a Glance: Limitations of the implementation of an organic production process (inglés): : In Detail: Limitantes para emprender un proceso de producción orgánica  (español)

Good Practice: in line with integral health and life through agro-ecology

Country: El Salvador; Organization: Centro Divina Providencia: : AT A GLANCE: In line with integral health and life through agro-ecology (english): : AT A GLANCE: En sintonía con la salud integral y la vida a través de la agroecología (spanish): : IN DETAIL: En sintonía con la salud integral y la vida a través …

Good Practice: Self-saving and community microcredit systems

Country: El Salvador; Organization: Fundación para el Desarrollo Socioeconómico y Restauración Ambiental (FUNDESYRAM): AT A GLANCE: Self-saving and community microcredit systems (English): : EN UN VISTAZO: Autoahorro y microcréditos comunitarios (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Autoahorro y microcrédtios comunitarios (Spanish): : Additional Material: : Manual Self-saving systems (Spanish)

Good Practice: Flor de Maíz - Alternative sources of income for women

Country: El Salvador; Organization: Fundación Hermano Mercedes Ruíz (FUNDAHMER): : AT A GLANCE: Colectivo Flor de Maíz – Alternative income sources for women (English): : AT A GLANCE: Colectivo Flor de Maíz – Caminando hacia una economía alternativa (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Colectivo Flor de Maíz – Caminando hacia una

Videos: Communitiy of Practice Meeting “Familia Campesina”

: Published: November 15, 2019:

On October 22 and 23, 2019, participants from several HORIZONT3000 Partner Organisations from El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala met at the PACAMAN Training Center (CCDA) in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala.: : The topic of this Community of Practice (Familia Campesina – Peasant Family) was Strategies for the promotion of agroecology facing the effects of Climate Change.: : …

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