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Sustainable livelihoods

Sustainable livelihoods

  • Ixpiyakok Women’s Association, Guatemala.

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    Ixpiyakok Women’s Association (Associación de Mujeres Ixpiyakok - ADEMI) brings together 30 groups of Maya women in Chimaltenango to improve local food security and nutrition through organic family farms and seed banks. Originally launched as a credit and savings programme for local women, the association has expanded into health and education service provision, as well as advocacy for women’s rights.

  • Orizon Consulting LLC

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    Organisation
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    United States
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    Network Member

    Orizon’s mission is to enable new markets and empower leaders to transform local economies through the design of enabling policies and the application of breakthrough technologies promoting market based approaches to low carbon emissions, carbon capture, and sustainable livelihoods. Orizon's team of seasoned experts provide technology solutions, capacity building and advice on policy, legal and regulatory frameworks tailored to the needs of regional, national, and local economies. 

  • DAI Global LLC

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    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    United States
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    DAI Global LLC (DAI) has worked in more than 150 countries, implementing over 2,000 projects and delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict. DAI works for fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. The wide range of clients of DAI includes national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations and philanthropies.

  • Enabling adaptation to climate change within the Mesoamerican reef - a case study

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    The climate change adaptation project discussed herein aids in enhancing the long term viability of the Mesoamerican reef's diverse ecosystems through lobbying for the incorporation of sound management and conservation practices that consider both the potential and actual impacts of climate change in combination with other direct anthropogenic threats (pollution, over-fishing, habitat degradation, etc.) on coastal ecosystem health, thereby promoting sustainable livelihoods and natural disaster protection to dependent communities and sectors.