14 November 2016 Colombia

Strenghtening of the use and conservation of the tropical dry forest in the educational processes in the Colombian Carribean region

The educational processes on environmental issues about the use and conservation of the tropical dry forests in the Caribbean region in Colombia have been strengthen by the various educational materials produced by the project Alternative pedagogical approaches in the dry tropical forest.

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07 July 2016 Colombia

Facing climate change in the páramos in Colombia

Páramos are endemic ecosystems in the northern part of the Andes, found only in the high mountains of Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Costa Rica. They are strategic due to their floral and faunal diversity and because of the ecosystem services they provide, including carbon sequestration in the soil and water regulation that benefits almost 70% of the inhabitants of Colombia.

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24 November 2015 Colombia

Communities in the páramos: local knowledge and capacities for the management of strategic ecosystems

Strengthening the local knowledge and the capacities is a strategy that enhances the management of strategic ecosystems as it has been demonstrated by the results obtained in the project Communities of the páramos.

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19 October 2015 Colombia

Recognition to the dialogue of knowledge

Carlos Rodriguez, TBI Colombia’s program director, received a tribute during the IV Latin American Ethnobiology Congress “Weaving the Memory and the Biocultural Future of Latin America and the Caribbean”, and the V Colombian Ethnobiology Congress “Singing, Narrating, and Healing: the Biocultural Memory of Colombia”, which took place in Popayán, Colombia from 28 September to 2 October, 2015.

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02 October 2015 Colombia

Identifying, documenting and managing manifestations of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in rural communities

A large set of publications about the “Immaterial Cultural Heritage from the local perspective” is now available. It reflects the work done by TBI Colombia and the Ministry of Culture to strengthen the intangible cultural heritage policy in different rural areas.

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07 August 2015 Colombia

Women who embroider and cultivate from the rural area El Mortiño

We document local knowledge, cultivate orchids, embroider our biodiversity and take care of our community’s health.

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