Adopt Information Technologies for the Common Good of Society

Published: 08 July 2020
Last edited: 07 August 2020

For Defensores del Chaco [Protectors of Chaco], information and communication technologies are now a fundamental part of the fight against climate change and the sustainability of the planet.


Defensores del Chaco has a team of committed young people with creative skills. They use the latest technological tools to produce quality content, prioritizing what should be communicated and using the tools to create content and achieve calls to action. 


The products they produce involve the: 

  1. Creation of a video
  2. The preparation of a flyer


Alliance and partnership development
Co-management building
Collection of baseline and monitoring data and knowledge
Communication, outreach and awareness building
Education, training and other capacity development activities
Scale of implementation
Phase of solution

Enabling factors

  • Preparation and training of young people in Paraguay
  • Low-cost digital media
  • Budget for the acquisition of communication equipment (cameras, drones, computer, etc.)
  • The growing awareness of the urgent need to take care of our planet.

Lessons learned

You can have all the components to make changes in behaviour but if you do not adapt these components and use the latest technological tools, you will not achieve significant change.