Fundacion Amigos del Choco - AMICHOCO

Amigos del Choco Foundation is an environmental NGO that fosters the sustainable use of natural resources and the improvement of life quality of the people of the Colombian Choco bioregion. We do this through the implementation of productive projects, communication and environmental education and capacity building initiatives; linking local communities with the national and international community.

Fundacion Amigos del Choco - AMICHOCO
Calle 32 B sur # 44 A - 61, San Marcos
Envigado, Antioquia -
Colombia
57 4 333 0188
http://www.amichoco.org

Executive Director

Ingrid Lozada Perdomo

Management Team

Ingrid Lozada Perdomo, Maria Luisa Villa Rodriguez

Board of Directors

Catalina Cock, Nicolas Cock, Jorge Eduardo Cock, Federico Arango, Camilo Botero, Alejandro Cock, Jaime Villa, Juan Esteban Cock, Rocio Idarraga,Beatriz Duque de Cock, Isabel Cristina Vasquez, Lina Villa Cordoba, Clara Elisa Hidron.

Project Leaders

Clara Hidron
MarĂ­a Villa

Mission

Amigos del Choco Foundation is an environmental NGO that fosters the sustainable use of natural resources and the improvement of life quality of the people of the Colombian Choco bioregion. We do this through the implementation of productive projects, communication and environmental education and capacity building initiatives; linking local communities with the national and international community.

Programs

1. Oro Verde:reverses environmental degradation and social exclusion produced by uncontrolled mechanized mining in the Choco Bioregion 2. Childrens Land: promotes responsible citizenship and environmental awareness in children 3. Analogue Forestry: provides income generation and food security alternatives to rural communities while recovering degradated areas of tropical rainforest 4.Capacity Building: strengthens the organizational skills of grassroots organizations

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