Local agriculture is key to sustainable community development for this project and the area in Mexico where education, organic agroecology, and native horticulture are brought together.
Through your donations, so many things have been accomplished this year: 41 communities participated in workshops, learning about soil conservation, local seeds, and organic fertilizer application so they can bring back techniques to their localities and promote agroecology.Through collaboration with communities, they've built 67 productive agricultural plots that have produced an average of 800 kilos (1,765 lbs.) per hectare using the same techniques they teach in workshops. The maize grown on these plots actually revitalizes the soil that it’s grown in! This project strengthens the community and the land, using production techniques that are truly sustainable.
Your donations make a make a huge impact where it counts!
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San Cristobal d.l. Casas,
IDEX Latin America Program Director