Restoring Forests for the People of Chocó

 
$1,974
$51,493
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Remaining

Restoring Forests for the People of Chocó

Restoring Forests for the People of Chocó
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Workshops

Workshops
The theoretical aspects of Analog Forestry are reviewed and practical exercises are carried out in the field. Analogue Forestry involves local communities in the restoration of ecosystems, creating food security as well as economic benefits for their families. It seeks to: -Restore degraded ecosystems -Recover and increase biodiversity -Foster nutritional security and independence for local communities -Provide support and build organisational capacity. (view small | med | large | orig)

Implementing Analogue Forestry

Implementing Analogue Forestry
The design of the Analogue Forest must contemplate the state of the soil, the position of the sun, the inclination of the terrain, the direction of the prevailing winds, the community’s needs and the marketing possibilities of the products to be obtained. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mapping

Mapping
This exercise consists of drawing plots of the terrain in order to illustrate the main elements that exist within it. (view small | med | large | orig)

Designing the parcels

Designing the parcels
A plot indicating the physical distribution of species in each parcel must be drawn and a timetable specifying which species are to be planted in what stage of the project must be determined. (view small | med | large | orig)

Seed collection

Seed collection
According to the design of the parcels, seeds must be collected in nearby forests in order to create a seedbank that will provide the species to be planted in the parcels. (view small | med | large | orig)

Establishment of a nursery

Establishment of a nursery
A nursery provides the necessary conditions for plants to germinate and develop in safety. In it, the implementing team will reproduce the different species needed for the establishment of the analogue forest. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tree Nursery

Tree Nursery
It is a demonstration area in which samples of the species present in the area are kept so they can be studied. It is also used as a seed bank for rare species and to keep samples of endangered species safe. (view small | med | large | orig)

Seedbank

Seedbank
The tree nursery shall have the same structure as an Analogue Forest and it botanical species in it must be classified and marked. (view small | med | large | orig)

Families maintain the trees that have been planted

Families maintain the trees that have been planted
Photo from Progress Report '2007 Update' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Thanks to 33 donors like you, a total of $1,974 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Clara Hidron

Area de Proyectos
Medellín, Antioquia Colombia

Where is this project located?

Map of Restoring Forests for the People of Chocó