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2009

Promoción de la gestión del riesgo climático y reducción de la vulnerabilidad en Bolivia

Bolivia

Titre : Promoción de la gestión del riesgo climático y reducción de la vulnerabilidad en Bolivia

Promoción de la gestión del riesgo climático y reducción de la vulnerabilidad para fortalecer la producción agrícola sostenible en regiones seleccionadas de Bolivia

Code du projet : OSRO/BOL/902/ITA

Pays : Bolivia

Localisation : Departments of Beni, Potosí, Santa Cruz and Chuquisaca

Durée : 24/12/2009-23/05/2011

Partenaires  : Government entities, institutions and technical support organizations.

Donneur : Italy

Objectif  : To contribute to the sustainable development of Bolivia through strengthening climate-related disaster risk management and climate change adaptation, in line with national priorities for disaster risk management.

Activités
1. Installed new equipment and monitoring systems in collaboration with the National Meteorology and Hydrology Service to improve early warning systems in nine meteorological stations.
2. Trained supervisors from the municipal Risk Management Units on early warning systems.
3. Established 16 Risk Management Units at community level.
4. Supported agricultural practices, taking into account local customs, traditions and ancestral knowledge to succeed in improving local capacities.
5. Distributed agricultural seeds (potato, quinoa, broad bean, rice, maize, kidney bean), cassava cuttings, good quality forage seed for the short growing season, veterinary supplies as well as communication and dissemination equipment for the early warning systems.
6. Built pens to protect ewes and female llamas, as well as their young, from adverse weather conditions and predators. Constructed small water catchments as water harvesting systems.

Contribution : USD 1 400 561

FAO en situations d’urgence

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