Clima-LoCa Boosts Small-Scale Agriculture in Putumayo: The Transformation of Don Cupertino’s Farm, A Story to Be Told
(Sept 25, 2023)
Cupertino Enriquez Bravo is one of the farmers who highlighted the support provided by the project: “I think that the good results on my farm have been due to the fact that I am always willing to let myself be helped, what the engineers recommend to me, that is what I do”.
From the great green war to cocoa peace
(Jun 06, 2023)
Some years ago I heard for the first time and without much detail about the conflicts for the control of the emerald mines that took place during several decades in western Boyacá; the so-called “green wars” that add one more chapter to the long list of tragic events in our country.
“We are dedicated to exporting cocoa derivatives almost 90%” (Dec 13, 2022)
We talked to Julio Zambrano who is in charge of Chocolates Finos Nacionales, a company born from the dream and vision of his father, Carlos Zambrano, nearly 60 years ago when he was still a young 18-year-old entrepreneur who decided to bet on the Ecuadorian gold nugget.
Knowledge sharing and co-creation, a key factor for achieving the expected results of the Clima-LoCa project”: Mirjam Pulleman
In our first edition of “Clima-LoCa in Action”, we spoke with Mirjam Pulleman, a scientist from the Alliance of Bioversity-CIAT, and one of the project leaders. She told us about the characteristics of this regional research, that has a major role for small cocoa farmers and their farms.
Clima LoCa Project- Expectations
Actors and partners of the project in Colombia Ecuador and Peru talk about the expectations they have and the results and impacts they expect from the project.