Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Environmental Education to mitigate Climate Change

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Promoting self-sufficiency by implementing and assessing effectiveness of Best environmental Management Practices in primary schools in order to ensure food security in rural communities close to EARTH University campus.

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Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Environmental Education to mitigate Climate Change

  1. 1. EARTH UNIVERSITY Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Environmental Education to mitigate Climate Change Participation at Clinton Global Initiative Johanny Pérez
  2. 2. EARTH UNIVERSITY Our Vision Our actions are directed towards building a future in which the humid tropics and its communities achieve social, economic and environmental well being Our Mission Prepare leaders with ethical values to contribute to the sustainable development of the humid tropics and to construct a prosperous and just society
  3. 3. Sustainable Agriculture andEnvironmental Education to mitigate Climate Change
  4. 4. Core Principle Promoting self- sufficiency by implementing and assessing effectiveness of Best environmental Management Practices in primary schools in order to ensure food security in rural communities close to EARTH University campus.
  5. 5. Objectives To train primary’ school students in sustainable agriculture, waste management and environmental conservation To motivate young people to take action in the order to eradicate poverty and mitigate climate change.
  6. 6. Context for this INITIATIVE
  7. 7.  Rural Schools  El Peje  Germania  San Martín  El Carmen  Cerca San Martín
  8. 8. Process for making CHANGE! Module 3: Module 2: Solid Module 1: Periurban and Module 4: Waste Awareness Sustainable Climate Change Management Agriculture
  9. 9.  Permanent Education Program Community service coordinator Carbon Neutral coordinator Professor of Forestry Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at EARTH
  10. 10.  Trained students at EARTH University Faculty and admnistrators involved Schools trained Agroecological groups strengthened in rural schools Planted trees CO2 sequestrated (Vochysia ferruginea): 2.76 ton CO2/ year workshops recycled solid wastes

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