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Hello Claudia, Dani, Rogelio, Javier, and all the team!
It's been really inspiring to have 3 Ecuadorian proposals in this challenge. I love to see common friends here and I hope we can continue to build brides.
Maybe a contribution could be explaining very well the interconnection among the different types of landscapes and why they make part of the foodshed. The Galapagos proposal is amazing too.
We also believe in education as a key element and I think that we have to find creative ideas to get out of the crises that have touched upon our health systems but also in our local economies and even social relationships.
The best luck. I already feel we are all winners.
Keep in touch.
warm regards,
Nataly

Dear Karina,
I finally come back to you about the study of the wet markets in the Galápagos Islands. My friend advised to contact José Poma: j_epomaloja@yahoo.es He works at the ministry of agriculture and since the study has not been published yet you can make a direct request to access it. All the best luck in this final run.
warm regards,
Nataly

Dear Matthew Wilson glad to hear from you. Thank you for your kind words. We observe that because of COVID19 more families are learning how to cook traditional -nutrient-rich- dishes, including myself. In modern times we tend to have speedy lives, we do a lot of stuff and have less time for contemplation or for sharing a delicious meal which is heart-warming. My high school friends shared that they didn't cook anymore and now they are learning. So I'm hoping that we take this experience to reflect upon this. About knowledge creation, there are two things that I can share. First, talking about formal education we plan to use a mechanism that all the universities have in Ecuador that is called: link with the community and that has proved to be strong to respond to community needs. The second thing is to work on informal education, something that we call popular education and that helps people learn by doing and that's when we connect with lifelong learning. I recommend taking a look at the work developed by Paulo Freire. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1754-8845.2012.01122.x?scroll=top&needAccess=true&journalCode=reie20

Let me know how you see it.

Kind regards,
Nataly