EcoLogic Development Fund

EcoLogic empowers rural and indigenous peoples to restore and protect tropical ecosystems in Central America and Mexico.
800 Fuel-Efficient Stoves for Guatemala
 
Build fuel-efficient stoves to alleviate serious respiratory infections and other diseases that affect women and children and to reduce firewood extraction from vital forests. project reportread updates from the field
Clean Water for Rural Honduras
 
In the Aguan River valley in Honduras communities of about 11,000 people lack sufficient clean drinking water sources. EcoLogic is working to conserve and restore forests in micro watershed areas with the goal of preserving wildlife habitats and protecting water sources. At the same time, we hope to establish a sustainable process, through which these communities can become effective stewards of their natural resources. project reportread updates from the field
Train Forest Guards to Protect Guatemalan Forest
 
EcoLogic trains forest guardians to protect the community forests of Huehuetenago and Totonicapan, Guatemala, through patrols and the promotion of community education for sound forest management practices. Through this project EcoLogic is helping conserve and restore forests in microwatershed areas with the goal of preserving biodiversity and protecting water sources. project reportread updates from the field
Clean Water for Coastal Panama
 
The Gulf of San Miguel contains 17% of the country's mangroves, which provide protection from storm surges, high winds, erosion, and marine pollution. The mangroves also serve as critical habitat to a wide diversity of fish, crab, and shrimp on which local people depend for food and their economy, also readily available, clean water sources are rare. project reportread updates from the field
Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods in Guatemala
 
EcoLogic aims to support rural Guatemalan farmers with the adoption of an innovative agroforestry technique that benefits both their families and the environment. The project takes place in 11 communities located in the easternmost portion of the Sarstun River Watershed. The region is rich in biodiversity and truly unique; it is known for its manatees, tapirs, and shorebirds as well as extensive mangroves. project reportread updates from the field
Community-led Reforestation in Totonicapan Forest
 
The Community Forest of San Miguel is a 52,000-acre old-growth forest that houses the world's largest remaining stand of endangered Guatemalan fir trees. The forest also contains around 1,200 surface water sources, providing water for over 50,000 people in 80 communities. Partnering with the Association of the 48 Cantones of Totonicapan EcoLogic works to conserve and restore forests in microwatershed areas with the goal of preserving biodiversity and protecting water sources. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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