of Environmental Degradation in Sociedad Ecológica del Cibao in the Dominican
project DR-310 uses a holistic approach to redress environmental
degradation. It aimed to alter resident interaction with the environment
by breaking the vicious cycle whereby poverty leads to environmental
degradation, which in turn leads to greater poverty. The project
lays the basis for intra- and inter-regional cooperation in environmental
development and the ability of poorer communities to participate.