By: Neylin Calderón
URACCAN, in its tran bass to promote human talents with initiatives specific to the context of the Caribbean Coast, held the course "Technical skills for the production and management of Chile Tabasco in indigenous and mestiza communities of the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua", in URACCAN extension Waslala.
This course is given within the framework of a memorandum of understanding signed by the Aprendo y Emprendo project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with URACCAN and Chiles de Nicaragua.
This activity is carried out with the aim of developing training courses to implement the employability of young people in the technical competences for the integral agronomic management of the cultivation of Chile Tabasco, and from the Bilwi campus it is assumed to coordinate and facilitate the process of management and development of the course, according to Sesiah Davis Gram, coordinator of the Observatory of Regional Autonomy Multi-ethnic , Institute for Autonomy Studies (IEPA-URACCAN).
This course involved 26 young people, sons and daughters of producers, ranging from the ages of 14 to 29 years, that is why the topics addressed were the skills for life, production systems, agronomic management of chili from its different phases: propagation, development, production and harvest.
Now these young people will put into practice everything learned during this course, in addition, from the URACCAN they will be tracked in their productive chores, contributing to the development of indigenous, mixed and Afro-descendant peoples of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.