The project intended to assist the Government of El Salvador to rebuild the region devastated by the earthquake of 2001, working on five departments (Ahuachapán, Chalatenango , La Libertad, Santa Ana and Sonsonate) located in the Western and Central regions benefiting 4,280 households. The departments of Santa Ana , Sonsonate and La Libertad were the most affected by the earthquakes.
The project aims to reduce significantly the current levels of poverty and extreme poverty of 6,600 households in 66 municipalities of the Central and Paracentral region through participative, community-driven, micro-watershed-centred, social and economic processes, following a deliberate action strategy of gender and intercultural equity, environmental sustainability and organisational and in
Central America is the tropical region most severely affected by climate change worldwide. Soil degradation, forest loss and monocultures make it even more vulnerable to climate change. Regional efforts to harmonise climate protection activities and biodiversity goals have so far been unsuccessful.