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In August 2022, an unpresented gathering occurred. This was the Gaan Kuutu, a regional exchange where 26 representatives from indigenous, tribal and peasant communities in South American had the opportunity to share first hand their experiences in how to best manage their lands.
An interview with Martha Moreno, economist and field adviser of the project Working Landscapes.
The Carijona people from the Miraflores municipality, on the banks of the Vaupés River, have a wide knowledge of the local biodiversity that expresses itself in the varied and wide range of local traditional dishes. For instance, the yuca brava (wui, bitter cassava) becomes casabe pies and fariña (tapioca), also its starch is used in the mingaos, a local porridge.