The project carried out an intergenerational workshop in the Daniel Alcides Carrión in Mala Vida.
Neighbours of the Mala Vida area in Sechura participated in the Intergenerational workshop in the framework of the project “Phenomenon with Opportunities” which seeks to strengthen the capacities of the community, disseminate the opportunities generated by the El Niño Phenomenon and transfer the knowledge from the elders of the community, this event was done with the support of different institutions such as Prisma NGO, the Local Education Management Unit of Sechura, the University of St. Andrews and the Provincial Municipality of Sechura.
The project PI Nina Laurie was interviewed by the University of St. Andrews.
The principal investigator of the Project Nina Laurie was interviewed by the Univesity of St. Andrews where she mentioned the project and highlighted the recognition that the project got by the “Citizens of today” award.
The project got the recognition of “Ciudadanos al día” 2022 edition.
The Phenomenon with opportunities: Rescuing ancestral knowledge on resilient and sustainable management of the positive impacts of El Niño in rural communities in the Sechura desert project is one of the recognized projects of the 2022 edition of the prestigious national award for good practices in public management.
The project won impact and innovation funding from St. Andrews University.
The research team won funding from the University of St Andrews Impact and Innovation Fund to develop the project “Making museums productive spaces for climate adaptation: A Peruvian-Guatemalan exchange”
The project inaugurated the FENCO hall in the Daniel Alcides Carrión school in Mala Vida.
The Phenomenon With Opportunities project inaugurated a hall in the Daniel Alcides Carrión school where the students of this institution show trough their point of view the positive impact of the “El Niño” phenomenon on activities such as agriculture, livestock, beekeeping and fishing.
The project was selected as one of the winners of the national FONDEP award.
The Phenomenon With Opportunities project was selected as one of the winners of the 2022 edition of the educational innovation competition.
The project research team was interviewed by the UDEP communications area.
The project research team was interviewed to explain the objectives of the research and the impacts of the project.
Project Co-Investigator Karen Brown awarded Leverhume Research Grant
The Leverhume Trust has awarded the project Co-I Dr. Karen Brown a grant for 3 years for a project entitled ‘Community museums and wellbeing in times of climate change and decolonisation’.
The University of Piura, partner of the project considered one of the 20 best in the country
The University of Piura (UDEP) was among the 20 best universities in the country, academically, scientific research and innovation; according to the prestigious ranking of the América Economía Magazine in its 2021 edition published on September 27.
Principal Investigator of the project Nina Laurie was made fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (ACSS)
Professor and PI of the project Nina Laurie, was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (ACSS) last month (Thursday 30 September), in recognition of the excellence and impact of her work and its contributions to the social sciences for public benefit.
EU-LAC Museums (Museums, Community & Sustainability in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean) created by project’s CoI Karen Brown wins important award
EU-LAC Museums (Museums, Community & Sustainability in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean) created by Karen Brown has won the prestigious European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards ILUCIDARE Special Prize for Cultural Heritage-Led International Relations.
Project ally was appointed to the UDEP directorate
The research team would like to congratulate the project’s ally Cristina Vargas Pacheco, who was appointed by the Superior Council of the University of Piura as director of International Relations of the institution.
Computer tablet delivery in Mala vida for the second part of the Farming and fishing in the desert
The Farming and fishing in the desert project delivered 43 computer tablets to the Daniel Alcides Carrion students and teachers, the handover ceremony was done with the participation of project partners PRISMA and UGEL and the project coordinator.
Congratulations to Roberto Pascual Sojo Ancajima
The research team wants to congratulate Roberto Pascual Sojo Ancajima, Principal of the Daniel Alcidez Carrion school that is a participant of the project, for being chosen as “teacher of the Bicentennial” in Peru. It is our great honor to be able to able to have a prestigious ally in the work we share in the Sechura area.
Congratulations to Dan Clayton
The research team wants to congratulate Dan Clayton, Co-Investigator and archival adviser on the “Farming and Fishing in the desert” project, who has just been made a Professor at the University of St Andrews.
Congratulations to Iona Bell
The research team wants to congratulate Iona Bell that has been awarded a First class joint honours in geography and sustainable development at the University of St Andrews. She undertook a research dissertation of 7000 words in collaboration with colleagues in PRISMA, called Transformative Disasters: A Case Study of Disaster Perceptions and Education for Community Resilience in Northern Peru.
Project collaborator and friend passes away
Its with great sadness that we announce the passing of the mayor of Cristo Nos Valga, Angel Agurto Pingo. Angel was an official collaborator and friend of the research team. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends
Project CoI Rodolfo Rodriguez selected as UDEP representative
Project CoI Rodolfo Rodriguez is now a representative of UDEP before the Impulse Group of the Academy for Climate Change. This group has been promoted by the Directorate of Climate Change and Desertification of the Peruvian Environment Ministry and is represented before the National Commission on Climate Change. https://www.minam.gob.pe/cambioclimatico/cncc/
Project PI Nina Laurie awarded the busk medal from the RGS
Professor Nina Laurie has been awarded the busk medal from the Royal Geographical society for her contribution to international development, social inclusion and environmental sustainability through her fieldwork and research especially with indigenous people in South America and South Asia.
Project Awarded prestigious prize
One of the components of the Farming and fishing in the desert project worked with PRISMA and the Daniel Alcidez Carrion school in Mala Vida, Sechura was selected along with 5 other Sechura projects as winners of the 2020 National Contest of Educational Innovation Projects.
Related project participation
Project CoI Rodolfo Rodriguez, PI Nina Laurie and CoI Andrew Henderson participated in various activities in a knowledge sharing project that took place in Piura with the help of UDEP where various academics from several British universities came together to tackle flooding in Peru working alongside Peruvian institutions.
Principal investigator of the project interviewed by IIAP
PI Laurie gets interviewed by the Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana for her role as CoI in co-developed project where the center of the investigation are the Peruvian Amazon peatlands located in Loreto.