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Participative Ecological Restoration of the Amatea Reserve


COLOMBIA


Alejandro Alberto Castaño Gallego and Andres Sarmiento
Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira and Amatea Foundation


Mentor:
Isabel Bravo Baeza
Amatea Foundation


Objective:
This project is part of a national program for participative ecological restoration, taking place in 16 natural parks in Colombia.  Over the past five years, critical ecosystems are being restored through the local knowledge and active participation of community residents.  The images provide a vision and framework for integrating and corroborating information obtained through the various actors and facilitates visualizing progress along the recovery process.


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