PICOTEAM is a network-organisation with nodes in Africa, Latin America and Europe
that supports efforts to bring about change and innovations for sustainable development.
|Project||Poverty Reduction through Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in the Cross-border Catchment Area of Río Artibonito
|Duration||03.2008 - ongoing|
|Country / Region||Haiti and Dominican Republic|
|Achievements||The project is a regional venture of GTZ. It contributes to reducing poverty of the rural poor and guaranteeing the long term water supply, with support from the State and civil society through sustainable management of the Artibonito river watershed.
Our team focuses on strengthening state and civil society service provider organisations in both countries regarding the sustainable management of natural resources.
Furthermore, it supports the development of alternative production methods and the commercialization of agricultural and forestry produce of smallholder farmers.
The project also contributes to the sustainable local economic development of specific value chains:
|Partners||The project is implemented through the joint venture of PICO dominicana and GFA Consulting Group
Local NGOs and farmer associations, governmental service provider organisations, municipalities, other cooperation projects (KfW, EU)
|PICOTEAM members involved||Henning Peter, Angela Tejada and 4 associated consultants (long-term)|
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