SHI intro for narrated presentations

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This is the presentation that Flo uses and others can use also if they are comfortable narrating the presentation themselves.

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SHI intro for narrated presentations

  1. 1. Sustainable Harvest International <ul><li>Planting Hope, Restoring Forests, </li></ul><ul><li>Nourishing Communities </li></ul>Sustainable Family Farms Reducing Poverty & Deforestation in Central America Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua & Panama
  2. 3. Tropical Forests
  3. 6. Slash-and-Burn Farming
  4. 8. Local Field Trainers
  5. 9. <ul><li>SHI works in four Central American countries: </li></ul><ul><li>Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua & Panama </li></ul>Yoro & Santa Barbara Punta Gorda Kukra Hill & Kukra River Cocle & Panama Oeste
  6. 10. <ul><li>Sustainable Techniques for Growing Traditional Staple Crops </li></ul><ul><li>Beans </li></ul><ul><li>Rice </li></ul><ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>Bananas </li></ul><ul><li>Plantains </li></ul><ul><li>Cassava </li></ul>
  7. 11. Techniques taught by SHI include: <ul><li>cover crops </li></ul><ul><li>crop rotation </li></ul><ul><li>integrated pest management </li></ul><ul><li>composting </li></ul><ul><li>mulch </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>Rice Paddies </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>Family Gardens </li></ul>
  10. 14. <ul><li>Reforestation & Agroforestry </li></ul>
  11. 15. <ul><li>Biodiversity </li></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><li>Healthy Soils Produce Healthy Crops </li></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Cover Crops & Erosion Barriers </li></ul>
  14. 19. <ul><ul><li>Natural Pest Control </li></ul></ul>
  15. 20. Improved Income
  16. 21. Don Cheyo
  17. 22. <ul><li>Value-Added Products </li></ul>
  18. 23. <ul><li>Saving Seeds & Grains </li></ul>
  19. 24. <ul><li>Chicken Coops </li></ul>
  20. 25. <ul><li>Small Fish Ponds </li></ul>
  21. 26. <ul><li>Improved Stoves </li></ul>
  22. 27. <ul><li>Biogas Digesters </li></ul>
  23. 28. <ul><li>School Programs & Environmental Education </li></ul>
  24. 29. <ul><li>Smaller World Tours </li></ul>
  25. 30. <ul><li>Smaller World Tours </li></ul>
  26. 31. <ul><li>Smaller World Tours </li></ul>
  27. 32. <ul><li>Smaller World Tours </li></ul>
  28. 33. <ul><li>2,100 families in 155 communities in four countries receiving technical assistance, including 500+ graduates </li></ul><ul><li>14,000 acres of degraded land converted to sustainable uses </li></ul><ul><li>70,000 acres of tropical forest saved from slash-and-burn </li></ul><ul><li>2.7 million trees planted </li></ul><ul><li>900 wood-conserving stoves (saving 9,000 trees per year) </li></ul><ul><li>23 community loan funds started with $10,000 seed capital, now manage $70,000 capital </li></ul>SHI’s Accomplishments Growing slowly but surely since 1997
  29. 34. A Lot of Bang for Your Buck <ul><li>$18,000 supports the work of one field trainer for an entire year. </li></ul><ul><li>$6,000 sponsors an entire village program for a whole year. </li></ul><ul><li>$500 provides a family with technical support and materials for one year. </li></ul><ul><li>$100 sponsors a village school program in a rural community working with SHI. </li></ul><ul><li>$50 buys the materials for a wood-conserving stove that will save 100 trees. </li></ul>Supporting SHI
  30. 35. <ul><li>Sustainable Harvest International </li></ul>Online at: sustainableharvest.org Planting Hope, Restoring Forests, Nourishing Communities
  31. 36. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>
  32. 37. <ul><li>FY2009 Income & Expense </li></ul>

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