With support from IICA and AUSAID, six rural villages in the hinterland of Suriname now have access to potable water through the installation of rainwater harvesting systems.
Main actions focus on silvo-pastoral systems, enterprise development plan, capacity building of dairy clusters and data collection.
Addressing the challenges of climate change thorugh disastres risk management will be the focus of a two-day meeting hosted by INTRA-ACP APP, and project funded by the European Union.
Entities promote sustainable management of this resource and good land use to increase agricultural production, adaptation to climate change and food security.
With support from IICA, representatives from Jamaica, Haiti, Antigua and Barbuda, Suriname and Guyana received training in sustainable soil management practices and processes for remediating soil degradation.
Organized by IICA, the initiative seeks to reward and disseminate success stories of sustainable agricultural practices that fosteradaptation and food security in the face of climate change.