COVID-19 recovery that builds back better needs to take into account equipping families and communities to be self-sufficient, meeting their daily needs as much as possible from their immediate environment, no matter what the economic circumstances their country is going through. Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) is a sustainable land managed technique developed and popularized by the Land 4 Life Award winner Tony Rinaudo. Adoption of FMNR and the changed behaviors that accompany it, is a low-cost, rapid and scalable way to better ensure that happens.
Who is it for?
- Field-based staff who are working directly with communities to promote and roll-out FMNR – either in a current or future project
- Existing FMNR practitioners who what to share their experiences, further extend their knowledge and connect with a global community of peers.
- Managers or technical advisors who want to familiarise themselves more deeply with FMNR
What will I learn?
Journey with a global group of peers and expert facilitators to learn how to promote and support FMNR adoption in your local community. The eWorkshop will include:
- Planning for FMNR roll-out in a community
- Sensitisation meetings and creating spaces for the community to discuss the impact the environment has on their well-being
- Understanding the physical FMNR practice and tips for teaching it
- Identifying and selecting FMNR champions
- Building relationships and ensuring FMNR is inclusive
- Troubleshooting when FMNR isn’t going well
- Where to find more FMNR information
- 15 weeks, including a 4-week break for field work ( September 2 – December 8,2020)
- 3-4 hours work per course week
- World Vision staff and implementing partners register here
- Self sponsored partners register here
- Registration deadline: August 15, 2020
- A special rate of $500 ($200 savings)
- Technical_Academy [at] wvi.org