The National Disaster Reduction Coordinator [CONRED], in partnership with ASODITSO and with the support of AGROAMERICA accredited 92 people of 12 communities as members of the Local Disaster Reduction Coordinator [COLRED.ICA]
AgroAmerica, a banana and vegetable oil producer, together with Civil Society, local governments and the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction -CONRED-, carried out the second phase of the formation of local coordinators for disaster reduction- COLRED- in the southwestern, three department zone of Guatemala, where three departments: Retalhuleu, Quetzaltenango and San Marcos meet. The goal [...]
AGROAMERICA WORKERS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS FROM ESCUINTLA ARE BEING TRAINED TO “RESPOND TO NATURAL DISASTERS”.
Guatemala, November 2012. Together, 35 employees of the Agroamerica farms and more than one hundred leaders of the neighboring communities received training for “response and evacuation in case of natural disasters”, a course given by the National Coordinator for the Reduction of Disasters-CONRED-. Following up on the Local Coordinators-COLRED-formed two years ago in the farms [...]
Agroamerica together with community leaders from the Southwest Tripoint of Guatemala received a visit from the Executive Secretary of the National Coordinator for the Reduction of Disasters (CONRED).
Guatemala, July 2011. Alejandro Maldonado, the Executive Secretary of CONRED met in Chiquirines, Ocós, San Marcos with leaders from sixteen communities from Retahuleu, Quetzaltenango and San Marcos, together with representatives from Agroamérica. The purpose of the meeting was to express the needs of these communities to CONRED?s Executive Secretary. Agroamérica has always been concerned with [...]