Guatemala -- Projects and Initiatives
An overview of TREES projects and initiatives in Guatemala.
Project: Increasing the Competitiveness of Forest Enterprises in Guatemala
Description: A partnership to help small- and medium- sized Guatemalan forestry enterprises access certification and enter high-value marketing chains.
Dates: 1/06 – 2/10
Project: Guate-Carbon Initiative: Reducing Climate Change through Avoided Deforestation
Description: A project aimed at increasing benefits of forests to communities by incorporating carbon credits into the economic return of forest resources.
Funder: Inter-American Development Bank
Project: Protecting Biodiversity & Livelihoods in Guatemala's Sierra del Lacandon National Park
Funder: Richardson Foundation
Dates: 1/07 – 1/12
Project: Certified Sustainable Products Alliance
Description: This collaborative three-year project aimed to increase supply, demand and value of sustainably produced timber, bananas and coffee from Central America.
Dates: 4/04 – 4/07
Project: Building Competitiveness in Communities in Guatemala and Honduras through Sustainable Forestry
Description: This is an effort to improve competitiveness among sustainably managed forestry communities.
Funder: Argidius Foundation
Dates: 12/08 – 12/13
Project: Strengthening Capacity for Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Latin America through Forestry, Tourism and Carbon Sequestration
Funder: Citigroup Foundation
Dates: 12/07 – 12/08