YANAYAKU: THE ROOTS OF COFFEE
A six-foot tree full of red cherries, shimmering green leaves, and the earthy smell of wet soil. It is an incredible feeling to stand in front of a coffee plant for the first time. Pulling out a cherry, extracting the two beans covered in mucilage, realizing the slow process that will bring those seeds to …
Degusta Tu Caribe: Caribbean Raizal Taste – Promoting the Importance of Responsible Consumption
The “Degusta tu Caribe: Caribbean Raizal Taste” Campaign is being promoted in the archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, home of the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve, an area with some of the greatest marine biodiversity in the western Caribbean. This archipelago is inhabited by the Raizal, people, an ethnic minority group, with their own …
Taste Your Caribbean: Caribbean Raizal Taste
Slow Fish Caribe is a project funded by the European Union and implemented in the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia, and Santa Catalina, where the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve is located, and on the Mexican coast of Quintana Roo, where the Sian Ka’an and Banco Chichorro Biosphere Reserves can be found.
Urban-rural integration and revival of marketplaces in Colombia
Colombian cities play a key role in peacebuilding in a highly urbanized country, where the urban population has been detached from the armed and social conflict seen in the countryside. The challenge of social peacebuilding thusinvolves not only implementing agreements in rural areas, but also work to link up with urban development proposals to overcome …
Slow Fish Caribbean: Cooperation, Peace and Sustainability for the Future of Fishing
With a focus on the Mexican coast of Quintana Roo, home to the Sian Ka’an and Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserves, and the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve in the San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina archipelago in Colombia, the Slow Fish network has recently embarked a new project to promote the preservation of coral reef and coastal biodiversity, currently suffering due the excessive exploitation of natural resources.