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Core areas addressed
   

Expansion of popular base for environmental movements, empowerment of rural youth, catalyzing grass-roots environmental activism, engagement of youth in watchdog activities on development, encouraging sustainable livelihoods amongst youth, encouraging entrepreneurship amongst youth, encouraging volunteerism amongst youth, creating youth community leaders, creating youth cells trained in responding to natural disasters and other emergencies, connecting local youth activists to international youth groups, youth skills and livelihood.

   
   
Specific activities to-date
   

- Capacity building and youth skill development

  - Livelihood support for youth
  - Support for emergency responses to frequent mid-range disasters such as floods, droughts and landslides and temporal response to large scale disasters such as tsunamis, extreme flooding and extreme droughts
  - Supporting communities in preparing for climate threats
  - Providing information on potential development disasters, training in eco-friendly rural likelihoods
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
     
     
 
 
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Last updated: 06 June, 2016