Alianza Internacional de Reforestación (AIRES)

Faits marquants

Equator Prize Winner: 2017
Year of establishment: 1993
Location: Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Ecosystem: Forests, mountains

For 24 years, AIRES has utilized the expertise of indigenous Maya forestry professionals to support more than 130 low-income communities in Guatemala’s Chimaltenango province to fight erosion and prevent deadly mudslides, improve food crops and nutrition, and prevent lung disease. Working hand in hand with community members, AIRES promotes sustainable farming methods and environmental education programs, builds efficient stoves, and has planted almost 5 million trees. Almost 3,000 farmers, 70 percent of them women, have been trained by indigenous peers, 200 nurseries established, and 860 cook stoves built.

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Cecilia Ramirez
Director

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Equator Prize 2017

 

Amérique latine et Caraïbes

Conservation de la biodiversité
Foresterie durable

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Equator Prize 2017

 

Conservation de la biodiversité
Foresterie durable

Equator Prize 2017

 

Conservation de la biodiversité
Foresterie durable

Partager cette page :

Faits marquants

Equator Prize Winner: 2017
Year of establishment: 1993
Location: Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Ecosystem: Forests, mountains

For 24 years, AIRES has utilized the expertise of indigenous Maya forestry professionals to support more than 130 low-income communities in Guatemala’s Chimaltenango province to fight erosion and prevent deadly mudslides, improve food crops and nutrition, and prevent lung disease. Working hand in hand with community members, AIRES promotes sustainable farming methods and environmental education programs, builds efficient stoves, and has planted almost 5 million trees. Almost 3,000 farmers, 70 percent of them women, have been trained by indigenous peers, 200 nurseries established, and 860 cook stoves built.

Informations sur le contact

Cecilia Ramirez
Director