The Unique Approach of Eco-Ventures Loreto is...
To generate and develop alternative entrepreneurial livelihoods for the solution of social problems that adversely affect the exploitation and conservation of the local natural resources.
Our Mission is:
To incubate competitive entrepreneurs, in the communities at the greater region of Loreto Baja California Sur, Mexico; helping them generate alternative livelihoods, under the model of sustainable local development, to reduce the current negative pressure on the local environment.
... in the long run, our Vision is:
A society in connection and harmony with the environment, strengthened in their skills and knowledge, systemically contributing to a local sustainable development.
Why are we doing it?
Because of the prevalence of local socio-economic problems & their effects on the human and ecological well-being of the region.
Target population segments:
That is, who is suffering the problems..
In general, are suffered by the environment (cultural & natural), which is affected by urban and rural socio-economic activities at the central coastal region of the Gulf of California. Specifically, the Cooperatives of: Low scale Fisheries, Ecotourism, Organic Farming, Ejidos, Graduates from local Collages, and the ecological conservation NGOs.
What are the undergoing problems ..
Deficient stable and steady source of income; Little to non diversification or lack of alternatives for development; Insufficient job creation; Unsustainable activities such as over-fishing and environmental illegality; Unstable long-term conservation and environmental surveillance resources.
Tree of Causes:
What provokes it
The limited local capacity to face global warming and socio-economic needs; Limited local appreciation of the Natural Resources; The nearly depleted availability of natural resources; Inadequate leadership and disorganisation of local stakeholders; The low competitiveness of endogenous activities; The scarce economic resources for monitoring and enforcement of the environmental law.
Our Intervention Model
Starts with a pre-incubation phase, turning an idea into a POSSIBLE venture; Then the incubation phase rises the venture to a PLAUSIBLE and PROBABLE stage; finally, the post-incubation phase transforms the venture into a PLANNABLE Entrepreneurship.
The wannabe entrepreneur
Entrepreneur with a Venture
Scaling the Venture