Eco- peace project

Project

Organization

Contact

Websites: 
Website: 
http://secs.org.sd/
Contact address: 
Kordofan, Gaddarif
Sudan
Telephone: 
Landline: 
+249 183 523 606
Fax: 
+249 183 523 605

Team

Members: 
3 000
Colaboradores: 
3050
Additional information about joining the project: 
Workshop-visitors welcome, Volunteers welcome,

The Eco peace programme aims at promoting eco peace (pro active) culture and advocate for environmental rights to have access to land and to attain rational use of natural resources and ensure sustainable livelihoods. Eco peace advocates to achieving the MDGs targeting poverty eradication and ensuring environmental sustainable development.
Specific Objectives
? To advocate at the state and national levels among stakeholders for equitable sharing of the resources with emphasis on land rights.
? To influence and accelerate the ongoing process of land use planning in the state of North Kordofan.
? Improve the indigenous adaptation of the local communities to climate change through improving sustainable livelihoods.
? To form alliances to enhance participation of all stakeholders and partners and communities to strengthen the Eco peace initiative
Location:
Sudan in two areas:
Northern Kordofan State & Gadarrif State
Project components:
1) Awareness Raising and Advocacy
The outreach program in the second phase focused on the importance role of native administration in promotion the concept of eco-peace and conflict resolution on natural resources through theater and music that have been implemented in each three localities. The awareness campaigns targeted local markets were presence of large concentration of tribes and local communities especially in autumn season.
2) Eco Peace Training
The capacity-building program started with training workshop on lobbying and advocacy for violations that occur towards the natural resources by focusing on the analytical approach to the problems and find possible solutions to the problems at all levels (local and federal).
3) Research and study
Research and Study is performed under the title: Effectiveness of the Natural resources management and its impact on livelihood and peaceful coexistence of local communities, especially farmers and pastoralists in North Kordofan state with focusing on climate change adaptation.
4) Pilot community intervention
small projects to alleviation poverty start by selecting a village in the three localities to become a village centre for services is to provide all the basic services through small income-generating, to increase the income of poor families in the village.

Settlement

People

Inhabitants: 
3 000
Children: 
1 375
Visitors per year: 
10
Type of visitors: 
Participants in workshops and courses
Volunteers

Best practices

Integral participatory design

Leadership: 
Village committee
Conscious participation in project design: 
81%
Traditional and local wisdom: 
91%

Best social practices

Sense of community and mutual support: 
91%

Best cultural practices

Political activism for environmental and social justice: 
23%
Local dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
81%
Awareness about impacts of modernisation / minimising negative impacts: 
72%
Common vision: 
100%

Best ecological practices

Ecological sanitation?: 
71%
Sustainable water management?: 
83%
Natural and traditional healing methods: 
93%
Organical food: 
87%
Ecosystemes and biodiversity: 
46%
Renewable energy: 
42%
Organic agriculture/permaculture/ natural farming methods?: 
94%

Best economical practices

Transparent administration and bookkeeping: 
81%
Consciousness of the impacts of consumption patterns: 
75%
Strengthening local economy: 
94%
Economic justice: 
75%
Collective ownership: 
63%