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RAICES

Our Job

In 2016, El Salvador had to declare a national emergency due to a severe drought and projections expect a reduction in rainfall of up to 40%.

The RAICES project will intervene in the Cacahuatique Mountain Range in the Department of Morazán, an important region for water security and coffee production in El Salvador.

RAICES

will create

resilient rural communities that will be able to manage sustainable landscapes

Key Pilars

ResCA will work with RAICES

1

Development of policies with public and private sector partners to strengthen water governance and efforts to manage resources to implement sustainable landscape practices

2

Restore agro-ecosystem services for water security to increase farmers’ resilience to climate change in 400 hectares

3

Increase the access of farmers and producers organizations to value chains by improving the quality of products and facilitating access to value chains with fairer prices.