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This dialogue strategy aims to give feedback to the concerns of indigenous families living in the Bogotá and to have a tangible impact on their wellbeing. It also addresses the challenges in the building of cultural identity in indigenous communities today.
This interview with María Fernanada García invites us to understand some of the local visions concerning hydrocarbon explotation in the indigenous resguardos of the Colombian Amazon. Her research project "The humanized forest versus the commercialized forest: The impact of oil exploitation over the Koreguaje resguardo El Diamante, Caquetá" was supported and accompanied by Tropenbos Colombia and presented successfully in the Anthropology Department of the Universidad Externado de Colombia.
The Government of Colombia aims to plant 180 million trees by 2022. To ensure that local communities are effectively involved, Tropenbos Colombia calls for the participatory productive restoration approach.
Towards sustainable management, preservation and restoration of forested landscapes with special attention to cultural, social and economic aspects of indigenous groups, peasants, women and youth.