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Chaikuni Institute during the Peruvian lockdown

Chaikuni - Schattig kindje maart 2020 2 - Véronique Gérard.JPG11 December, 2020 The pandemic hasn't made the work of the Chaikuni Institute any easier. Yet, they still managed to push through. A report. More

34.745 ha communal reserve in Peru: one step closer to sustainable management

terreinbezoek04 August, 2017 During two years the Flemish fund for Tropical Forests has supported a project from the local organization DRIS in and around the communal reserve Yanesha. These are the results. The communal ... More

Terrain visit at the Waorani community: between craft and modern technology

ECU_Wao_2017_chakra110 April, 2017 Project manager Debbie Eraly of BOS+ visits Gareno, one of the biggest Waorani-communities in the Ecuadorian Amazone. This is her report. More

Tea of the Amazon: context

VFTB2015_Runa05 January, 2017 In this project, alternative cultivation technique are being developped together with local Guayusa tea producers, also management plans are being developed for the surrounding forests. It is ... More

Tea of the Amazon: A site visit with the RUNA Foundation

ECU_RUNA_Ishpingohoedjes27 October, 2016 We all know cinnamon – the taste of cookies in december, the decoration on your latte – but who has ever heard of Ecuadorian (or American) cinnamon? Like the ‘Azian cinnamon’, that is more common ... More

“We thought this was lost ground”

IBIF - San Rosario05 December, 2014 "Traditionally, this was waste land," says Debbie Eraly, while she points at a young forest, "Now is the future." We are in Lomerío, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where a year ago the Chiquitano's started ... More