Banasa completed the II Module of the Diploma Course on adaptation to climate change in partnership with MARN

Banasa began in April the diploma course “Community Adaptation to Climate Change” which has been developed through partnerships with the Institute for Climate Change -ICC-, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources -MARN-, and the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction -CONRED-; who have contributed to impart the theoretical and practical sessions.

The Diploma course second Module consisted of theoretical and practical sessions on planning and applying climate change adaptation measures, taught by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources -MARN-.

The Diploma course third module will be taught by the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction addressing risk management issues.

In the diploma course, company workers, community leaders and government entities from the municipalities of Genoa, Coatepeque, Ayutla, Caballo Blanco, Retalhuleu and Asintal participate actively.

During the module, a reforestation day was carried out on the banks of the El Rosario River.

A field tour was carried out with the 50 participants to the upper, middle and lower parts of the Ocós River; to put into practice the knowledge acquired in the conservation of natural resources, integrated watershed management, and climate change adaptation measures.

The course participants visited the Loma Linda Trail to learn about natural resource conservation practices by the community.

The governmental entities that actively participate in the Diploma Course are Municip.