Indigenous Rainforest Keepers
Indigenous Rainforest Keepers
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Commenced:
01/08/2005
Submitted:
25/10/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Moraro, Koria Creek, Wakapoa, GY
Phone:
020 8543 5796
Website:
http://indigenous-rainforest-keepers.weebly.com/index.html
Climate zone:
Wet Tropical





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Aaron Pitts André Rafinon Bronwyn White Camille Messer David Rivera Ospina Faan Rossouw Helder Valente Joana Reinhardt Paul Tan Ras Binghi Iword (Eddie) Nicholls
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Indigenous Rainforest Keepers

Project Type

Intentional Communities, Community, Educational

Project Summary

Indigenous Rainforest Keepers is a conservation project that operates on indigenous traditional homeland in Guyana, South America. It is in Moraro forest and includes a forest fruit tree orchard, collection of medicinal trees and plants, eco-friendly building/composting toilet built with timber from the surrounding forest, nearby spring and nearby creek. It encourages participation by local indigenous people according to their traditional customs and is organised according to the practices of the indigenous culture of the area.

Project Description

Indigenous Rainforest Keepers aims are to:

Grow useful Plants & Trees: The project is growing forest crops in order to preserve the natural biodiversity.

Preserve useful Plants & Trees: This not only provides useful products but continues the natural biodiversity of the area.

Use Plants & Trees Among their many uses, trees and plants are used for food, timber, medicine, crafting, composting, food/shelter for animals and birds and spiritual upliftment.

Promoting, Research & Documentation: Documenting and promoting important aspects of indigenous rainforest conservation as well as promoting indigenous forest preservation skills are done. There is a collection of books and resource materials.

Education: This includes visits from local schools and working with groups with common interests.

Cultural Practices: As well as facilitating cultural occasions, the project incorporates practices like foraging into its own activities.

 

 

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Preserve Rainforest Fruits Trees and Preserve the Forest

It is time that these trees are given recognition and value for their contribution to the preservation of our rainforests.

Posted over 5 years ago (0 comments)
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