Time: July 11, 2012 to July 31, 2012
Location: North East states of India
Street: Athokpam Awang Leikai- Thoubal- Manipur- 795138- India
Website or Map: http://www.sedaindiacom.bbnow…
Phone: +91 9862402392
Event Type: awareness, campaign
Organized By: Sagolsem Inaobi Singh
Latest Activity: Jul 10, 2012
The law income and disadvantaged communities, residing in Manipur are open to increasing economic risk (Poverty) besides facing the hard consequences of natural disaster and climate change. Deforestation can lead the loss of livelihood for the communities due to land degradation.
A project on raising awareness on global warming and climate change among the communities by our organising media campaigns, awareness workshops. Deforestation and poor awareness level of the community about the climate change impact. The high level of human activity such as farming, irrigation, electricity consumption etc. Is leading to some change in the weather. Sensitizing government officials and private agencies on the climate change is also a relevant area of intervention. A cause for Poverty and lift people out of Poverty to bring down Poverty and reduce climate change affects. We believe that climate impact impacts equally on women and men. Women representing the poor and the disadvantaged section of the society suffer to a higher degree from the consequences of climate change. Manipur is facing the hard consequence of natural disasters and climate change. The seasonal monsoons cause enormous pressure on the environment leading to unexpected natural disaster like flood. Such events have caused severe damage to community life, floods and landslides have spoiled. Communities residing in Manipur face a high level of economic risk due to the prevalence of unexpected natural disaster such as floods and landslides. Although these natural are seasonal, yet the communities end up bearing livelihood losses in addition to loss of life, housing and health. This is mostly due to inadequate planning, lack of organizational skills, inaccessible markets and poor mitigation strategies. Under such a situation, The Socio-Economic Development Association proposes to implement a set of interventions to reduce the climate change and global warming awareness rising of communities living in Manipur.
The project will build the capacities of the communities in assessing economic risks, adopt coping strategies, reduce losses in addition to increasing livelihood opportunities through proper planning, quality production, improved market access and collection work. The project will use subsector approaches, promote new, agricultural techniques. Experiment strong focus on women’s participation. As a result of this intervention, it is expected that the community will acquire new skills to increase their livelihood opportunities in a sustainable fashion.
GOAL: Reducing the impact of climate change.
OBJECTIVE: Increasing plantation in the Manipur, enhancing the understanding of climate change issues (SMART) - Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time bound.
OVER ALL GOAL: Reducing the impact of climate change on the environment and on the livelihood of communities.
OBJECTIVES: 1. increasing plantation of trees 2. Improve communities’ livelihood 3. Create awareness on climate change issues within the community. 4. Sensitizing governmental agencies and private sector on climate change.
STRATEGIES: It can be building the capacities of the community in planting trees and maintaining forest cover to maximise their livelihood generation.
ACTIVITIES: It can be organizing trainings, education classes, awareness workshops, meetings and other dissemination activities.
RESULT: We expect positive impact over the community through our actions