URACCAN meets with representatives of the World Food Programme (WFP), at the Bilwi
Articulation of work for the strengthening of peoples
Articulation of work for the strengthening of peoples
Neylin Calderon

Articulation of work for the strengthening of peoples

On the morning of this Monday, February 01, authorities of URACCAN Bilwi campus met with representatives of the World Food Programme (WFP), of the United Nations (UN), to articulate work to strengthen the growth and development of the peoples of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast.

The meeting gave a brief overview of the university's work, 26 years after its founding, its Institutional Philosophy and the research and training programs that have been highlighted for the identity of the peoples of the Autonomous Regions. For their part, WFP representatives mentioned the capabilities they have as an organization to contribute to the development of the region and the country.

Joint work for the improvement of the lives of indigenous communities

According to Dr Enrique Cordón, vice-chancellor of URACCAN Bilwi venue this dialogue was intended to identify some topics to work articulately with this institution, "we explain to them the work we are developing and the experience from an academic point of view, intercultural community accompaniment and research", he pointed out.

Synergy by Living Well and Self-Economic Coexistence of Peoples

In addition, the vice-chancellor assured that as an Intercultural Community University, focused on the development with identity of communities, "we are encouraged to work in an articulated way, focused on the benefit and improvement of life of the indigenous communities of the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast", said Cordón.

Marcela Mayorga, head of WFP's policy and programme unit in Nicaragua, said that this meeting has been of paramount importance and with positive evaluation, because in this way it will rely on local resources, the region and the different territories, "WFP is looking to create synergy, allies to contribute, because we need things of development to leave the region" Assured.

Finally, Mayorga explained that among the purposes of these meetings is to enhance the technological, social and economic development of the region, through universities, "we have many areas in common, WFP's areas of work are very much in the same way as URACCAN has and there are many possibilities for coordination and work together," Mayorga concluded.