16 December 2022 Colombia

Building community appropriation of the territory in Calamar

Local research, exchanges among elders and the development of pedagogical territorial projects are some of the actions taking place in the municipality of Calamar, Guaviare, to enhance the community appropriation of management and restoration processes in the territory. All these processes developed by Tropenbos Colombia include the participation of women, youths, children and elders so the management of territory and the interaction among communities becomes more active and thus contribute to territory ordering processes by organizations such as WWF Colombia, our strategic partner in the region.

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10 December 2022 Colombia

Invitation to present proposals

Here an invitation to present proposals for the development of editorial products of the project «Vamos por el fortalecimiento Carijona». Due date December 15, 2022.

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07 December 2022 Colombia

Thinking about deforestation in the Amazon territories

“Thinking and acting in the territories” were two important regional meetings to discuss deforestation in the Colombian Amazon. The dialogue included more than 100 persons that shared their views on deforestation and presented alternatives and proposals led by indigenous and campesino communities.The first one took place starting September in Florencia, Caquetá, in the Universidad de la Amazonia and the second one starting November in the Casa Cultural San José del Guaviare, Guaviare.

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15 November 2022 Colombia

Living, creating and innovating with wood in Solano

Yenser Fabián Pomar is a young carpenter from Solano that learned to work with wood thanks to the teachings of the prior owner of the workshop he owns today. Lately he has been looking for opportunities to make his workshop more innovative and to get involved in projects that allow him to create new things and experiment with new techniques.

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01 November 2022 Colombia

The Carijona groups of Puerto Nare and El Diamante meet to exchange experiences and to formulate an agreement for the strengthening of their culture

More than a century ago, and thanks to interethnic conflicts, a group of Carijona migrated to the high Caquetá area. In that new territory, they learned the language and culture of the Koreguaje people and today they are settled in El Diamante, a resguardos in the municipality of Solano.

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08 September 2022 Colombia

Gaan Kuutu: a meeting of community leaders from Bolivia, Colombia and Suriname

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.

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