SALVADORAN FARMERS STAKE THEIR BETS ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

El-SSalvadoran Farmers Stake Their Bets on Sustainable Development.

Peasant farmers from one of El Salvador’s most fragile coastal areas are implementing a model of sustainable economic growth that respects the environment and offers people education and security as keys to give the wetland region a boost.

The Mangrove Association has been carrying out the plan in the southern part of the eastern department of Usulután, in a region known as Bajo Lempa, for 14 years. A total of 86 farming and fishing communities on Jiquilisco bay are involved in the project.

For the full article: IPS News

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