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Mexico: Mayan women for sustainable future

Environmental protection

Mexico: Mayan women for sustainable future

Objective : To help Mayan women in poor rural communities to develop Melipona bees cultivation to improve their income and preserve ecosystem balance.

  • Status

    Project completed

  • Location Mexico
  • Cultivation of Melipona bees by women in poor rural communities to preserve the ecosystem balance of the Central American jungle;
  • The production of Melipona honey will support local livelihoods as the honey has healing properties;
  • Project promotes sustainable use of natural resources and project management done by local women placing them as the main actors for their own success.

PARTNERS

Partner: Fundacion Mexicana para el Desarrollo Rural, A.C.

Sponsor: Marion Ibert (Alstom HR)

Promoter: Antonio Flores (Alstom Communications)

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  • Duration

    1 year