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Reserva Boquemonte: AULA VIVA PARA LA ECOSOSTENIBILIDAD - LIVING CLASSROOM FOR ECO SUSTAINABILITY

Educación ambiental para las comunidades desde la reserva natural con la implementación de recursos naturales para su sostenibilidad.

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Explain your project idea (2,000 characters)

Promover el desarrollo de prácticas eco-sostenibles en la región, contribuyendo a la conservación del bosque de niebla como componente de producción de agua y de adaptación al cambio climático.
Promote the development of eco-sustainable practices in the region, contributing to the conservation of the cloud forest as a component of water production and adaptation to global climate change.

Who are the beneficiaries? (1,000 characters)

Nuestros beneficiarios son: victimas del conflicto armado colombiano, madres comunitarias, reinsertados del conflicto armado colombiano, Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar - I.C.B.F., Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje S.E.N.A., niños de 9 a 16 años de Colegios Oficiales y Privados, Gobierno Local, Gobierno Departamental. Our beneficiaries are: victims of the Colombian armed conflict, community mothers, reinserted from the Colombian armed conflict, Colombian Institute of Family Welfare - ICBF, National Service of Learning SENA, children from 9 to 16 years of age of Official and Private Schools, Local Government, Departmental Government.

How is your idea unique? (1,000 characters)

Restauración ecológica (métodos y técnicas de estudio en flora y fauna), Agroecología (agricultura sostenible urbana y rural - neocampesinos, tradiciones ancestrales), Agua (producción desde los bosques, tecnologías sostenibles limpias) todo realizado en la reserva natural boquemonte. Ecological restoration (methods and techniques of study in plants and wildlife), Agroecology (sustainable urban and rural agriculture - neo-farmers, ancestral traditions), Water (production from forests, clean sustainable technologies) all done in the Boquemonte nature reserve.

Idea Proposal Stage (choose one)

  • Prototype: I have done some small tests or experiments with prospective users to continue developing the idea.

Tell us more about your organization/company (1 sentence and website URL)

Corporation for the Conservation of the Environment Boquemonte is a nature reserve with indigenous settlement 2.500 b.c. which aims to protect and conserve the environment from cultural and environmental education for all populations. http://www.boquemonte.com/

Expertise in sector

  • 7+ years

Organization Filing Status

  • Yes, we are a registered non-profit.

In 3-4 sentences, tell us the inspiration or story that encouraged you to start this project.

Colombia territorio de Paz, medioambiente, prosperidad y posconflicto. -
Colombia territory of Peace, environment, prosperity and post-conflict.

Please explain how your selected topic areas are influenced, in the local context of your project (1,000 characters).

Las áreas temáticas se ven influidas por los distintos conflictos armados que involucra la comunidad, donde la paz con el final de la guerra cumple el papel importante en el desarrollo de la prosperidad desde el gobierno nacional, buscando estrategias de mitigación del cambio climático con la educación ambiental y cultural de la comunidad, por medio de la utilización de nuestros recursos naturales con ecosostenibilidad. - The thematic areas are influenced by the different armed conflicts that the community involves, where peace with the end of the war fulfills the important role in the development of prosperity from the national government, seeking strategies to mitigate climate change with education environmental and cultural community, through the use of our natural resources with eco-sustainability.

Who will work alongside your organization in the project idea? (1,000 characters)

Junta de acción comunal, lideres sociales, colegios privados y oficiales, victimas del conflicto armado, madres comunitarias. Resultará la producción de alimento y agua desde la producción y cosecha de los recursos naturales (bosque de niebla) de forma ecosostenible. - social leaders, private and official schools, victims of the armed conflict, community mothers. It will result in the production of food and water from the production and harvesting of natural resources (cloud forest) in an environmentally sustainable manner.

Please share some of the top strengths identified in the community which your project will serve (500 characters)

Comunidad madres comunitarias, exguerrilleros, excombatientes, jóvenes de colegios. -
Community community mothers, ex-guerrillas, ex-combatants, young people from schools.

Geographic Focus

Suramerica - Colombia - Cundinamarca

Did you submit this idea to our 2017 BridgeBuilder Challenge? (Y/N)

  • No

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Hola Nicolás! . qué interesante proyecto. ¿Ustedes trabajarían también con agricultura orgánica para el beneficio del territorio?

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Estimada karen, gracias por escribir...Si, está incluido el programa de agricultura orgánica, está en proceso la certificación orgánica con las entidades públicas. Dear Karen, thank you for writing ... If the organic agriculture program is included, the organic certification with public entities is in process.

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