Categoría proyecto: Completed projects

Community Tourism and Sustainable Development in Guaviare

The Community Tourism and Sustainable Development in Guaviare project was developed under the Territories of Opportunity program and executed by the Foundation for Conservation and Sustainable Development (FCDS), with the support of other organizations including: CDA, SENA, Secretariat of Culture and Tourism of Guaviare, Territorial Rehabilitation Agency (ART); Bird Watchers’ Group (GOAG), and different operating …

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Environment Peace Initiative for Colombia – EPIC

(Environment Peace Initiative for Colombia – EPIC) The U.S. Department of the Interior, its Technical Assistance Program (DOI-ITAP), USAID Colombia, and the Foundation for Conservation and Sustainable Development are working together to build capacity in the Colombian National Government in two main areas: Improve natural resource management practices in and around the National Parks and …

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A participatory approach to infrastructure projects

This booklet contains information based on the study of experiences in the region and identifies good practices and safeguards for processes of participation and social control in the preparation and decision-making phases of infrastructure projects in the Andean-Amazon region. These phases will be funded by the Inter-American Development Bank. The booklet outlines how land can …

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Rapid social and biological inventory of Serranías del Guaviare

Officials and researchers from different institutions studied the geology, flora, fish, amphibians and reptiles, mammals, and human communities to produce a report detailing opportunities, threats, and recommendations. It will be shortly be available to read on this page.

Recommendations for ENREDD+

FCDS conducted an exhaustive analysis of intersectoral planning and management instruments – and their use by local stakeholders – in six municipalities in Guaviare, Caquetá, and Meta with the aim of making technical recommendations that could influence the formulation of the National REDD+ Strategy (ENREDD+). This project ended in December 2015. The municipalities studied were …

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Intersectoral agendas and agreements for the zone of influence around Chiribiquete

FCDS brought together a group of professionals from different institutions to provide the Amazon Directorate of the National Park authority with an analysis of the connectivity, and legal and sectoral planning context of the area surrounding the Serranía de Chiribiquete National Park. It is hoped that this document will influence the agenda and build consensus …

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Connectivity for Caribbean Dry Forest

Tropical dry forest is one of the tropics’ most threatened ecosystems, due to the fragmentation of natural habitats. This project provides guidelines for incorporating connectivity and climate change mitigation strategies as essential components of territorial planning. FCDS identified areas with potential for the establishment of corridors that connect patches tropical dry forest in the Caribbean …

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