“Ecotechnology in practice: a workshop
for community land holders in the southern
outskirts of Mexico City”
The purpose was to exhibit a range of
clean technologies to help people iden-
tify the systems that best suit their needs.
Training covered the use of solar cells, dry
latrines, solar heating systems, improved
fuel efficient stoves and biogas digestor
technology (air tubs).
Target audience: A group of 15 men and
“Sustainable tourism, San Nicolás Tetelco,
Tláhuac, Mexico City”
This project’s purpose was to generate alternative
sources of income by creating a program of activi-
ties aimed at conserving the local flora and fauna.
Close to 100 community land owners of San Nicolás
"Workshop on community planning, Ensenada Baja
To deliver community-driven job training and skills develop-
ment for community planning within the villages and indig-
enous communities of the area.
CONAFOR – Servicios integrales de ecoturismo SA de CV
A group of 30 men and women
“Planning ecotourism activities workshop in
the natural protected area of Ajos Bavispe,
Altasierra Turisistemas Cooperative Society,
The aim of this project was to train a group in
the planning processes involved in the crea-
tion of eco tourist destinations and related
services to meet high quality and sustainable
Municipality of Huachinera CONAÑP- Reser-
vation Ajos Bavispe Turisistemas de la Alta Si-
erra, Sociedad Cooperativa
A group of 12 men and eight women
”Participatory planning workshop, Ejido La
Galera, El Fuerte, Sinaloa “
To help members of the ‘ejido’ (or co-oper-
ative) identify sustainable business activities
for the short and medium term, focusing on
providing participants with the skills to assess
and plan potential community-based tourist
activities while considering the social, political,
cultural and environmental contexts.
Seven families of community land holders
”Community participatory evaluation, Ejido
of San Miguel Topilejo, Delegación Tlalpan,
To develop the participants’ ability to plan
tourist activities focusing on organizational
approaches, involving the local community
as well as conserving cultural and environ-
Group of women of San Miguel Topilejo.
“Participatory planning workshop. Community of
Ayutla, Sierra Gorda of Querétaro, Querétaro”
Encouraging the sustainable use of local resources
through the identification of alternative and sus-
tainable methods of production; assessing the
feasibility of tourist activities; proposing and struc-
turing specific training programs for them to develop
the identified feasible activities.
Students from the Technological University of San
Juan del Rio and community land holders.
”Participatory community assessment,
Sierra Madre Durango, Durango”
To identify potential alternative and sus-
tainable productive activities and to explore
the feasibility of introducing tourist activities.
The creation of 30 jobs as a direct result of
the assessment (subject to funding) with
around 50 further positions for locals in sup-
“Sustainable income generation & job creation:
Assessment, participatory evaluation and
training for the Nahua indigenous community of
Hueyapan, Mucipality of Tetela del Volcán,
The course covered the sustainable use of local
resources for income generation and job cre-
ation; it also included a workshop on the herit-
age and culture of the Hueyapan people.
A group of 15 people.