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Drought-hit Central America farmers save to cope with climate change

30 Aug 2016, TRF

Introduced by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a rural savings scheme has been adopted by 50 farmers' associations in Honduras and Guatemala. Forty percent of the funds in each savings scheme is provided by the farmers, another 40 percent by the FAO and 20 percent is generated from the sale of textiles and other community projects.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (CONRED)
  • Website: http://conred.gob.gt/
  • Contact:Executive Secretary
  • Phone:+502 23240800 Ext. 1002 +502 400 960 52


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (CONRED)
  • Website: http://conred.gob.gt/
  • Contact:Executive Secretary
  • Phone:+502 23240800 Ext. 1002 +502 400 960 52
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