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 “The most difficult and important action with this kind of work is in changing attitudes. All of our projects are oriented towards helping people understand that their fortunes are linked to integrity of the forest and that the forest can generate more for them when intact than if destroyed. People are willing to accept new challenges, but our challenge is to show
the pathway.”
NATURAMAZONAS
NaturAmazonas, Colombia’s signature reforestation and conservation project, made progress on multiple fronts in 2018. A year earlier, Gran Tierra entered into a partnership with the NGO Conservation International and committed to contributing $32 billion COP over five years to a large scale reforestation and conservation project in the Putumayo.
The project is a key component of the company’s efforts to utilize, to help restore and protect the Andes-Amazon corridor, one of the most biodiverse regions in the world.
To maximize its benefits for local communities in the Putumayo, the project focuses on four initiatives: Socioeconomic Activities, Sustainable Production, Knowledge Generation and Inter-Agency Coordination.
One of the project’s major goals is to reforest 1,000 hectares. A very important factor in NaturAmazonas’ success is in helping people understand how sustainable forest practices can help increase their standards of living.
UPCOMING GOALS:
200 500+ 150 500
       – José Vicente
Rodríguez Mahecha, Conservation International
FAMILIES WILL BE TRAINED AND HIRED TO COLLECT AND PREPARE BOTANICAL SPECIMENS
LOCAL FAMILIES WILL BENEFIT FROM ESTABLISHING SUSTAINABLE
FOOD PROJECTS
PEOPLE WILL BE TRAINED IN TREE NURSERY TECHNIQUES
PEOPLE WILL
BE TRAINED
AND CERTIFIED BREEDING NATIVE BEES AND PRODUCING HONEY















































































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