Acciones Ambientales para el Mejoramiento del Medio Ambiente en las Comunidades Rurales [Environmental Actions for Improving the Environment of Rural Communities]


Book (Textbook)

This guide is for rural communities in Latin America and for those who work with them. It provides clear, step-by-step instructions for organizing a community environmental group, conducting participatory planning exercises and illustrated instructions for specific actions communities can take to address common environmental and environmental health issues. Activity instructions are written and illustrated so as to be understood by semi-literate or illiterate community members and are designed to be easily reproduced and used in workshops. The environmental and environmental health issues addressed include: - Water Pollution and Diseases - Air Pollution - Solid Waste Contamination - Agrochemical Exposure - Soil Erosion and Degradation - Deforestation - Loss of Native Plants and Animals

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shapiro - Garza, E; Tran, B

Published Date

  • January 1, 1998

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 240

Published By

Place of Publication

  • San Salvador, El Salvador


  • 240