Search project highlights
Latest Project Highlights
- Restore and strengthen food and nutrition security and build the livelihood resilience of huseholds in the Sudan26/10/2015
- Emergency animal health support for small scale livestock holders affected by the floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina26/10/2015
- Appui à la production alimentaire d'urgence en faveur de 4 000 ménages en République démocratique du Congo26/10/2015
- Construction of post-harvest storage facilities in northern Uganda20/10/2015
- Support for the recovery of agriculture-based livelihoods of vulnerable farmers affected by 2012 floods in Pakistan20/10/2015
Connect with us
Construcción de rondas cortafuegos en bosques latifoliados afectados por el huracán Félix en Nicaragua
Construcción de rondas cortafuegos en bosques latifoliados afectados por el huracán Félix en la RAAN
To strengthen natural barriers in the RAAN in order to prevent the spread of forest fires.
Instituto Nacional Forestal (INAFOR)
60 communities in the Tasba Raya, Llano Sur, Llano Norte and Tasba Pri regions, as well as the municipality of Rosita that was affected by Hurricane Felix.
- Rehabilitated 837 km of forest crossings, roads and firebreaks with road construction machinery (600 km of subsidiary roads or junctions that act as firebreaks and 237 km of tertiary roads or firebreaks).
- Built seven wooden bridges with hard-wood species.
- Built over 100 filters or drains.
- Designed posters on fire prevention.
- Distributed equipment for forest fire prevention and control (solar panels for the guard towers and portable water pumps).
- Procured services for the rehabilitation and maintenance of firebreaks and the construction of filters and wooden bridges.
- Strengthened fire prevention and control system in the RAAN.
- Recovered the firebreak system, subsidiary and tertiary roads and trails in the areas with the highest incidences of forest fires, allowing quicker access for light vehicles to prevent and control forest fires.
- Protected 251 000 ha of coniferous forest.
- Strengthened the local capacity of technicians.
- Improved access between and within communities for the population surrounding the project area.