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Municipalities of Oruro with preventive vision, plan and elaborate their Action Plan with resilience to climate change and early warning



The Municipalities of the Department of Oruro, because of their limited income they have for the execution of their action plan, do not have a Department of Climate Risks, they do not have a system of monitoring, follow-up and early warning, as well as with the personnel Trained to deal with these threats, which is why families and communities are vulnerable and victims of natural disasters due to climate change that is punishing with greater emphasis in the rural area, causing losses in their production and investment that they make With great effort especially the small family producers, they do not have an agricultural insurance that covers the investment made, the state only grants a minimum compensation, which reaches in case of total loss of the product sown to a maximum of three hectares, Where it does not reach the 10% of the invested, this causes a migration of the field to the main cities of the country or neighboring countries, from this it is proposed to train and to train human resources of the Municipalities and Original Authorities to design a plan of Early warning action, to prepare projects considering climate risk maps, soil suitability classification with capacity to respond to these factors, implementing monitoring and follow-up systems in coordination with the Association of Municipalities of Oruro (AMDEOR), Ministry of Environment, Governance, Meteorological, Cartographic and International Cooperation Centers.

What actions do you propose?


Activity 1. Meetings, workshops for proposal socialization and knowledge assessment, Identification and selection of technical staff, Municipal Authorities at municipal level

Activity 1.1 Meetings of historical data collection of natural disasters due to climatic factors in coordination with meteorological and cartographic centers

Activity 1.2 Meetings, planning workshops and curricular design of training and training events



Theme: Developing

Program 1.1 Definition, causes in the national and international context

Program 1.2 Managing the risks of extreme weather events and disasters to improve adaptation to climate change

Program 1.3 Agricultural Risk Management

Program 1.4 Methodology for cartographic development for the assessment of vulnerability and agroclimatic risk

Program 1.5 Methodologies for the determination of disaster risks at the territorial level

Program 1.6 Mapping of risks, processes, public policies, and actors associated with climate change

Program 1.7 Risk management and adaptation to climate change plan

Program 1.8 Public instruments for risk management

Program 1.9 Early Warning Systems (SAT) for Hydrometeorological Hazards

Program 1.10 Surveillance and alert

Program 1.11 Territorial Organization of Indigenous Peoples

Program 1.12 Computer tools and meteorological information systems

Program 1.13 Reading and interpretation of meteorological data

Program 1.14 Socioeconomic consequences of climate change on settlers

Program 1.15 Strategies to assess risks

Program 1.16 Design of adaptation measures

Activity 1.2 Evaluation of results

Practice 1.2.1 Design Risk management and adaptation plan to climate change

Practice 1.2.2 Development of risk maps based on historical data on natural disasters caused by climate change at the municipal level


Program 2.1. Definition of zone, Period of growth, Thermal regime, Soil cartographic unit, Land resource inventory

Program 2.2 Types of land use and crop adaptability

Program 2.3 Inventories of Land Use Types

Program 2.4 Compilation of land resource inventories

Program 2.5 Assessment of land suitability Potential yields and adjustments

Program 2.6 Computer tools and geographic information systems

Program 2.7 Reading and interpretation of cartographic maps

Activity 1.3 Evaluation of results

Practice 1.3.1 Inventory of land resources

Practice 1.3.2 Design of a soil management plan according to its suitability and adaptation to climate change with geographic information systems


Program 3.1 international cooperation

Program 3.2 laws that cover access to international cooperation

Program 3.3 Conventions

Program 3.4 International environmental forums

Program 3.5 Planning

Program 3.6 Diagnosis

Program 3.7 Planning and strategy

Program 3.8 Development of projects for coop. Int

Program 3.9 Evaluation and monitoring systems for coop. Int

Program 3.10 Human resources

Program 3.11 Project Management

Program 3.12 Transforming for a sustainable and supportive world

Program 3.13 The organization

Program 3.14 Collaborative approach

Program 3.15 Work team

Program 3.16 Successful mission

Program 3.17 Cross-sectoral articulation

Activity 1.3 Evaluation of results

Practice 1.3.1 Development and design of a strategic plan of projects according to guidelines of international cooperation


Activity 2.1 Events of organization and Municipal Planning of climatic risks and early warning with technicians and originating authorities

Activity 2.2 Climate risk mapping, classification of soil suitability at the municipal level

Activity 2.3 System design and implementation of early warning monitoring and monitoring at the municipal level

Activity 2.4 Creation of a Commonwealth of Municipalities responding to Climate Change and Early Warning (meetings, workshops, debates and formation of the Intermunicipal Committee)

Activity 2.5 Elaboration of concurrent climate resilience projects with norms and guidelines of international cooperation

Activity 2.6 Design of an intersectoral plan for liaison, coordination and support for early warning monitoring and monitoring systems with the municipalities through workshops, meetings and signing of interinstitutional agreements

Activity 2.7 Socialization by the technical team and authorities originating from the municipalities to agricultural producers, through community workshops

Activity 2.8 Creation of a community network of early-stage agricultural producers in coordination with the monitoring and monitoring system of the Municipality

Activity 2.9 Programs of diffusion in means and mini preventive and informative means regarding the climatic behavior

Who will take these actions?

Ministry of Environment and Water: to guide and train environmental and water standards and guidelines under Bolivian legislation, as well as to coordinate and support municipal early warning and climate monitoring and monitoring systems

Instituto Geográfico Militar: Production and generation of cartography in all scales and applications.

Meteorological Centers: Coordination and proportion of data to the systems of monitoring and monitoring to the municipalities

Municipal Governments: Personnel and budget designation for the implementation of a system of monitoring and follow-up of early warning at the municipal level and the creation of a community of response to climate risk, another important role is to socialize, sensitize, diffuse and coordinate With the agricultural producers

Technicians and original authorities: Develop, design a system for monitoring and monitoring climate risk, early warning and agricultural adaptation according to soil suitability

Multidisciplinary Agricultural and Management Unit (UMAG): To train, train technicians and original authorities, support in the elaboration of a system of monitoring and follow-up of early warning and climatic risks, creation of a joint community of the 36 municipalities of response to climatic effects

Where will these actions be taken?

The Department of Oruro is in full plateau, 3706 meters above sea level, its predominant topography is flat, although much of the territory is mountainous, where the majestic Sajama rises with an elevation of 6542 msnm. Oruro has been benefited with mineral deposits such as tin, wolfram, silver, lead, agriculture and livestock etc, is located to the west of the Republic of Bolivia;Limits to the north with the department of La Paz; To the south with the department of Potosí; To the east with the departments of Cochabamba and Potosí and to the west with the Republic of Chile. It has an area of ​​53,558 km² and a population of 490,612 inhabitants (census 2012).

The project includes the following municipalities: Oruro, Caracollo, El Choro, Challapata, Sanctuary of Quillacas, Corque, Choquecota, Curahuara de Carangas, Turco, Huachacalla, Escara, Machacamarca Cross, Yunguyo del Litoral, Esmeralda, Pazña, Antequera, Huanuni , Machacamarca, Salinas de Garci Mendoza, Pampa Aullagas, Sabaya, Chipaya, Toledo, Eucaliptus, Andamarca, Belen de Andamarca, San Pedro de Totora, Santiago de Huari, La Rivera, Todos Santos, Huayllamarca, Soracachi, Sanctuary of Quillacas, Cosapa

What are other key benefits?

All municipalities in our country have early warning systems and climate risks, as well as inventory and classification of soil suitability for a rational and adequate use of natural resources

The agricultural producers of the different communities adapted to the climatic change make an adequate management of their natural resources in coordination with their municipalities before the beginning of the agricultural cycle

The state with its Ministry of Environment and water have trained personnel to respond to the climatic effects in the 9 departments of Bolivia and articulate with the monitoring systems of municipalities

What are the proposal’s costs?

Personnel / Personnel Expenses - Value at US $ 44800

Supplies - Value in US $ 20000

Equipment / Furniture - Value in US $ 10000

Travel - Value at US $ 15000

Contracted Services / Consultants - Value in US $ 13000

Costs of direct activities - Amount in US $ 30000

Office costs / Admin - Amount in US $ 11000

Monitoring and Monitoring 5000

Audit - Value in US $ 5000

Total project cost at US $ 153800

Time line

Based on training, training of technicians and indigenous authorities on the effects of climate change and the implementation of a system of monitoring, early warning monitoring and classification of soil suitability in municipalities, they constitute preventive agents for Farming families.

The municipalities make strategic alliances with the national government, departmental and international cooperation to insert an exclusive budget line for the system of monitoring and follow-up of early warning and become a state policy, with the purpose of making it sustainable in the medium and long term term

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The two proposals mentioned, in one way or another, are related to ours, since both contain early warning systems, training and training to the target group (technicians, Municipal Authorities)


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