Prior to the passage of the hurricanes of 2017, Cafiesencia carried out eight conversations in communities near our protected areas thanks to a grant from the USDA Forest Service: Aguirre, Boquerón, Capetillo, Carite, Guilarte, Río Hondo, Susúa and Toro Negro. The talks gathered, spontaneously and without filters, the feelings of these communities regarding the management of forests and protected areas and their interest in participating in co-management dynamics and the possibility that these areas represent engines of economic development for your community. Because these talks were held prior to the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a survey among some participants was conducted after these atmospheric events to assess if the perception had changed.

Please wait while flipbook is loading. For more related info, FAQs and issues please refer to DearFlip WordPress Flipbook Plugin Help documentation.