Posts Results for tag: Colombia

…And seven local initiatives were born: The end of a project, the beginning of a journey

By Josique Lorenzo Lemire Josique Lorenzo Lemire writes on some of the emerging impacts from a local citizen science project, based on Model Forests in Latin America. Two final events were held as part of the pilot project “Improving adaptive capacity through Open Collaborative Science in two Model Forests of Latin America”. The project promoted […]

The Meeting of Two Worlds: Combining Traditional and Scientific Knowledge

By: Hector Botero, Karisma Foundation  Translated by: Denisse Albornoz The case Biofertilizers and Biofuels of ‘My Land’, Colombia Summary: The project ‘Biofertilizers and Biofuels of My Land ’ uses a combination of traditional and scientific knowledge to identify efficient and relevant uses for byproducts of coffee processing and sugar cane production for the community. Relying on […]

El Rol de la Ciencia Abierta en Comunidades Indígenas Colombianas

Por: Jorge E. Orejuela-Gartner, Grupo de Estudios Ambientales para el Desarrollo Sostenible-GEADES; Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, Cali, Colombia. Resumen: La Ciencia Abierta respalda a las comunidades indígenas en sus aspiraciones para el ‘Buen Vivir’, sus pretensiones de autonomía territorial y el fortalecimiento de su cultura e identidad. Juega un papel trascendental en el Buen Vivir, motivando […]

Reflection on the Role of Open Science for Colombian Indigenous Communities

By: Jorge E. Orejuela-Gartner Group Environmental Studies for Sustainable Development-GEADES Universidad Autonoma de Occidente, Cali, Colombia Summary: Open Science can support traditional communities in their aspiration to attain Buen Vivir (Living Well), territorial autonomy and the strengthening of their cultures and identities. It can motivate knowledge production about key elements for their current well-being and […]