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  1. 1. Activities
  2. 2. October 2007 “Ecotechnology in practice: a workshop for community land holders in the southern outskirts of Mexico City” Course objectives: 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 women
  3. 3. March 2009 “Sustainable tourism, San Nicolás Tetelco, Tláhuac, Mexico City” Course objectives: 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. Target audience: Close to 100 community land owners of San Nicolás Tetelco.
  4. 4. May 2009 "Workshop on community planning, Ensenada Baja California, Sinaloa" Course objectives: To deliver community-driven job training and skills develop- ment for community planning within the villages and indig- enous communities of the area. Organizations nvolved: CONAFOR – Servicios integrales de ecoturismo SA de CV Target audience: A group of 30 men and women
  5. 5. October 2007 “Planning ecotourism activities workshop in the natural protected area of Ajos Bavispe, Altasierra Turisistemas Cooperative Society, Huachinera, Sonora” Course Objectives: 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 standards. Organizations involved: Municipality of Huachinera CONAÑP- Reser- vation Ajos Bavispe Turisistemas de la Alta Si- erra, Sociedad Cooperativa Target audience: A group of 12 men and eight women
  6. 6. Septiembre 2009 ”Participatory planning workshop, Ejido La Galera, El Fuerte, Sinaloa “ Course objectives: 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. Target audience: Seven families of community land holders
  7. 7. August 2009 ”Community participatory evaluation, Ejido of San Miguel Topilejo, Delegación Tlalpan, Mexico DF Course objectives: To develop the participants’ ability to plan tourist activities focusing on organizational approaches, involving the local community as well as conserving cultural and environ- mental resources. Target audience: Group of women of San Miguel Topilejo.
  8. 8. August 2009 “Participatory planning workshop. Community of Ayutla, Sierra Gorda of Querétaro, Querétaro” Course objectives: 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. Target audience: Students from the Technological University of San Juan del Rio and community land holders.
  9. 9. July 2008 ”Participatory community assessment, Sierra Madre Durango, Durango” Course objectives: To identify potential alternative and sus- tainable productive activities and to explore the feasibility of introducing tourist activities. Target audience: The creation of 30 jobs as a direct result of the assessment (subject to funding) with around 50 further positions for locals in sup- porting roles.
  10. 10. July 2008 “Sustainable income generation & job creation: Assessment, participatory evaluation and training for the Nahua indigenous community of Hueyapan, Mucipality of Tetela del Volcán, Morelos” Course objectives: 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. Target audience: A group of 15 people.