Caring for the Cerrado and promoting life

 

Strategic Direction 2: Support the creation and/or expansion and effective management of protected areas.

Institution: Rural Workers Union of Riacho dos Machados & #8211; STR

Responsible: Joeliza Aparecida de Brito Almeida
Email: strriachords@gmail.com
Phone: +55 (38) 9 9941-9657 / (38) 9 9931-6363

Partner Institutions: North Minas Alternative Agriculture Center, Pastoral Land Commission; AFARMA Association, Cooperative Grande Sertão

Priority Corridors: Other Corridors (Serra do Espinhaço)
County: (MG) Machado Creek

General objective:  To train approximately 70 families of generation farmers distributed in 06 rural communities within the municipality of Riacho dos Machados, which make up the area foreseen for the creation of the Tamanduá and Poções Sustainable Development Reserve (RDS).

Specific objectives:

  • Strengthen the STR and broaden the mobilization of the rural generation communities belonging to the RDS of the municipality of Riacho dos Machados in order to raise awareness of the importance of training.
  • Expand the knowledge of communities about social technologies, through training and implementation of productive backyards on agroecological basis.
  • Strengthen the formation strategies, aiming to increase the understanding of the "geraizeiras" families about the importance of the RDS - Tamanduá and Poções for the municipality of Riacho dos Machados (MG).

Support amount: U$ 47,487.44

Duration: 11 months (July 2019 to June 2020)

 

Images provided by the Sindicato dos Trabalhadores Rurais de Riacho dos Machados – STR

Photo: © STR Collection
Women meeting. Photo: © STR Collection
Planned area for the creation of the Tamanduá and Poções Sustainable Development Reserve (RDS). Photo: © STR Collection
Horseback riding Photo: © STR Collection
Planned area for the creation of the Tamanduá and Poções Sustainable Development Reserve (RDS). Photo: © STR Collection
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