TANGARA REDD +

The TÁNGARA REDD + project seeks to conserve 14,500 hectares of mangrove forests of Chocó Biogeografico in the municipality of Buenaventura, from the driving activities of deforestation and forest degradation; Through the implementation of harmonious actions with their protection and aimed at increasing the capture of GHG emissions, focused on the release of wild fauna, the production of borojó derivatives, the sustainable use of piangua, ecotourism, research on access to genetic resources and forest rangers monitoring and use of remote sensing.

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This initiative is one of the few at the national level that incorporates Blue Carbon removals in its methodology in addition to those generated by very humid tropical forested areas.

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CUPICA REDD + DOLPHINS

DELFINES CUPICA REDD + is the second largest project led by BIOFIX, as it is carried out in the collective territories of the North Pacific Coast and Cupica Community Councils, which aims to protect 103,022 hectares of tropical rainforest forests in the extreme north of the Department of Chocó, favoring actions around the strengthening of territorial governance, participatory reforestation, community oversight, the strengthening of the agricultural sector with production processes around coconut, annatto, ginger, and vanilla, sustainability in forest use and fishing, and economic diversification with local ecotourism.

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PALAMEKU KUWEI REDD +

In the municipality of Cumaribo located in the department of Vichada, 6 indigenous reservations of the Sikuani people come together in the PALAMEKU KUWEI REDD + Project to carry out initiatives that promote the reduction of deforestation and the improvement of the living conditions of their communities This is why, in addition to ensuring that the 32,667 hectares of their territories that comprise savanna and morichales forests are conserved, they will develop lines to guarantee the conservation of biodiversity, food sovereignty with the cultivation of rice, corn, citrus in the traditional conucos, and an alternative source of income through the commercialization of plantain, sweet cassava, wild cassava and chili pepper under the green business proposal, silvopastoral use and non-timber forest resources.

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HARLEQUIN REDD +

In the municipalities of Cantón de San Pablo, Lloró and Cértegui, located in the Biogeographic Zone of Chocó, the Community Councils ACISANP, COCOILLO and COCOMACER through the ARLEQUIN REDD + Project protect 75,000 hectares of tropical humid forests and seek to minimize the impact that their communities generated by deforestation or forest degradation when implementing initiatives around the reforestation of degraded ecosystems, the strengthening of the agricultural - productive sector with local products such as achiote, cassava, Chinese potatoes, cacao, medicinal plants, primitive, plantain, sacha inchi and technification of the rice transformation process; the promotion of environmental education and tourism, the implementation of appropriate technologies for cooking and the improvement of infrastructure and equipment in mobility, health, housing and recreation.

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KALIAWIRI REDD +

Within the Orinoco - Amazonas transition zone, 7 indigenous reservations of the Sikuani and Piapoco peoples, from the departments of Guainía and Vichada, allies in the KALIAWIRI REDD + Project, the largest structured by BIOFIX, are working to guarantee the conservation of the 450,000 hectares of rainforest forests that they have in their communities.

For this, they defined permanent educational processes in forest governance, entrepreneurship, gender equality, rescue of ancestral cultural tradition, and territorial alignment as transversal axes; reforestation and community monitoring; implementation of renewable energies and improvement of infrastructure in communications, mobility, health and recreation, modernization of the productive processes carried out by the communities for self-sufficiency and commercialization of products based on cocoa, chili, cassava, sweet cassava, pineapple, cane cereals, as well as the incorporation of sustainability in the use of silvopastoral, fishing and non-timber forest such as moriche, seje and rubber.

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YAAWI IPANA REDD +

In the municipality of El Retorno, in the Department of Guaviare, located in the Amazon biome, the Morichal Viejo Indigenous Reservation, Santa Rosa, Cerro Cocuy, Santa Cruz, Caño Danta and others, proposed the LLAWII PANA REDD + Project, which translates “ la casa de Jaguar ”in curripaco, one of the predominant languages ​​of the communities that make up the reservation, in reference to the jaguar or butterfly tiger, one of the protective animals of its territory according to its worldview and one of the emblems of the processes conservation in Latin America, for being the largest feline in the region classified as a threatened species by the IUCN.

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This project protects 253,406 hectares of dense forests in the Amazon region and seeks to minimize the impact generated by deforestation and forest degradation through a comprehensive vision of the development of the territory, following the guidelines issued by the community in the General Assembly and reflected in its Life Plan projected for 20 years, which includes initiatives around the reforestation of degraded ecosystems and social monitoring with forest custodians, the strengthening of the agricultural - productive and self-sufficiency sector with the improvement of farms and the potentialization of products such as chili. , yuca brava, corn and plantain; the strengthening of governance and creation of the indigenous guard, the construction of educational institutions, health posts and digital kiosks; support for students to access higher education, improvement of housing and their means of transportation.

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NAYA REDD +

In the southern zone of the Pacific Platform, in the vicinity of the Department of Cauca and the Valley, the hydrographic basin of the Naya River is located, which ranges from the mountainous region of the Western Cordillera to the Pacific Ocean, where the Community Council of the Basin del Río Naya has its collective territory recently titled but in which they have built and strengthened one of the most solid Afro communities in the country in terms of organization and prospecting of the territory for several decades.

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This Council has sought, through REDD + initiatives, to protect 162,715 ha of very humid tropical forest, through the implementation of processes of oversight and monitoring of forests, the reforestation of degraded areas, the strengthening of food security with pancoger crops. like bananas, bananillo, Chinese potato, banana, among others; the development of agricultural production processes with chontaduro and minor species, the incorporation of sustainability criteria in the fishing activity; the achievement of opportunities to access higher education, the strengthening of health care and the improvement of the quality of life of their communities.

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