Adel carries out actions focused on environmental preservation

The month of June is marked by several dates that raise agendas on environmental preservation, sustainability and the guarantee of a dignified life for all people who inhabit the planet. In the first week of June, is celebrated the World Environment Day and the National Environmental Education Day. In the following weeks we have the World Food Safety Day (7) and the World Day to Combat Desertification (17).

A Adel, which carries out several projects aimed at economic development, social security and environmental preservation of rural communities in The Brazilian territory, also prepared a special program to strengthen the debate.

There will be three virtual meetings to discuss and think about preservation solutions and simple and low-cost measures that can strengthen the quality of life and food security of the population. In this year of 2021, the beginning of the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration, established by the United Nations (UN), in order to intensify the restoration of degraded ecosystems, combat the climate crisis, improve food security and strengthen biodiversity.

The first workshop takes place on the day 7, at 14h, via google meet, with the theme Human Right to Adequate Food and will be facilitated by Adel's Business Advisor, Regma Queiroz, who has extensive experience in managing rural development programmes. Registration is free and free, but the meeting has as a priority public women farmers. Topics such as the vicious circle of hunger will be addressed, what are human rights, what is the human right to adequate food, as well as advances in legal frameworks for ensuring the human right to adequate food. And especially the importance of women in guaranteeing this right.

According to the National Council for Food and Nutrition Security, the human right to adequate food consists in the physical and economic access of all people to food and resources, as employment or land, to ensure this access on an ongoing basis. This right includes water and the various forms of access to water in its understanding and realization. By stating that food should be adequate it is understood that it is appropriate to the context and cultural conditions, social, Economic, climate and ecological conditions of each person, ethnicity, culture or social group.

The second workshop, day happens 14, at 14h, with the theme Sustainability and conservation of the Caatinga, facilitated by adel's program coordinator, Raquel Ferreira, that has been operating for more than 5 years in the context of the semi-arid, training and support for farmers, farmers and young people. The meeting seeks to carry out a work of sensitization, focusing primarily on young people, students and teachers of primary education. The main characteristics of the biome will be presented, as well as its environmental importance and forms of preservation.

For the people of the Semi-arid, of the Caatinga biome, Environmental Education is a matter of survival, to learn about traditional knowledge and practices that have been passed down from generation to generation. Empiricism, valuing the knowledge of communities combined with modern knowledge and technology, help families to live with the local reality, preserving the environment, the Caatinga, sustainably.

The third meeting takes place on a day 21, at 14h, with the theme Composting and Environmental Education in the Semi-arid, facilitated by Guilherme Ribeiro, Socio-environmental Analyst at Adel. The workshop seeks to highlight and disseminate the practice of composting, a process that stimulates the decomposition of organic materials by microorganisms, for the purpose of obtaining, in the shortest time possible, a stable material, rich in hysomemic substances and mineral nutrients thus forming a humuferous soil.

A National Solid Waste Policy indicates that the wet fraction of organic waste is treated by composting to, Like this, avoid costs and reduce pollution generated by transport to the waste treatment site. The advantages of composting are: the use of organic waste; reducing the use of chemical fertilizers in agriculture; soil protection against degradation; improving environmental conditions and the health of the population.


All workshops are free and happen via google meet. Prior registration is required.

07/06, 14:00, Workshop Human Right to Adequate Food: HTTPS://
14/06, at 14h, Caatinga Sustainability and Conservation Workshop: HTTPS://
21/06, at 14h, Composting and Environmental Education Workshop in the Semi-arid: HTTPS://

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