Bolivia: Climate change, inequality and resilience

[To read full text on both documents, click on every photo] Introduction In 2009, a team of Oxfam researchers travelled around Bolivia, collecting information about the country’s vulnerability to climate change and interviewing experts, government officials and NGOs, and most importantly, poor women and men, mostly from Indigenous communities, about their experiences of climate change…

Agricultura familiar – Family farming

From the producers Family farming the reactivation proposal Meeting. The unity of the entire sector that is in the production chain, from production, transformation and marketing, was raised. De parte de los productores Agricultura familiar la propuesta de reactivación Reunión. Se planteó la unidad de todo el sector que está en la cadena productiva, desde…

Bolivia: honey, cocoa and spices – miel, cacao y especias

Editorial from El Diario: It is urgent to produce honey, cocoa and spices There is an urgent need to diversify our economy in various areas of production. Several decades ago, agricultural entrepreneurs held meetings to establish what items they could take on their own with a view to improving what they produced and, in many…

Early Bolivian Amazon humans – Primeros Bolivianos en el Amazonas

EFE reports via Opinion: Study reveals early Amazon humans cultivated plants The first humans to arrive in the Amazon, about 10,000 years ago, created thousands of forest islands and domesticated wild plants for consumption, according to an international study with researchers from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), in Barcelona, published on Wednesday. in the magazine…