SOCIAL LABORATORY

sustainable development in Colombia

rural inclusion and productivity

We are the social laboratory for

SOCIAL LABORATORY

sustainable development in Colombia

rural inclusion and productivity

We are the social laboratory for

LIFE STORIES

communities

develop with the

Our initiatives are

LIFE STORIES

communities

develop with the

Our initiatives are

WHO WE ARE

We are more than projects

WHO WE ARE

We are more than projects

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Our main purpose is to work towards transforming the lives of families, communities and organizations in the rural sector, through production projects which are evaluated and systematized, so that learnings can be replicated, contributing to improving public policies and having an impact on more rural communities.

Our main purpose is to work towards transforming the lives of families, communities and organizations in the rural sector, through production projects which are evaluated and systematized, so that learnings can be replicated, contributing to improving public policies and having an impact on more rural communities.

OUR WORKING COMMITMENTS

As a social laboratory, we identify and face complex rural development challenges in Colombia, with the active participation of various actors.
We group the identified challenges into three main working commitments: 

PRODUCTIVE COMMITMENT

We strengthen capacities alongside families, organizations and rural communities so that, together, we can develop sustainable agricultural systems.

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KNOWLEDGE COMMITMENT

Using our experiences with the local populations and the results of the projects carried out in the territories, we generate instruments and share learnings in order to benefit everyone.

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COUNTRY COMMITMENT

Our main objective is to have an impact on sustainable rural development throughout Colombia, such that the findings and learnings of our projects can be scaled to make an impact on the country’s public policies.

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OUR WORKING COMMITMENTS

As a social laboratory we identify and address complex challenges of rural development in Colombia with the active participation of different actors.

The challenges identified are concentrated in three main areas of work:

PRODUCTIVE COMMITMENT

We strengthen capacities alongside families, organizations and rural communities so that, together, we can develop sustainable agricultural systems.

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KNOWLEDGE COMMITMENT

Using our experiences with the local populations and the results of the projects carried out in the territories, we generate instruments and share learnings in order to benefit everyone.

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COUNTRY COMMITMENT

Our main objective is to have an impact on sustainable rural development throughout Colombia, such that the findings and learnings of our projects can be scaled to make an impact on the country’s public policies.

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CURRENT PROJECTS

We go beyond simply carrying out projects in specific regions, we create spaces for collective learning through experimentation and the co-creation of tools and instruments with various members of society.

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RURAL WOMEN OF CAUCA


Strengthen the economic autonomy of rural women
of Cauca by improving agricultural and/or livestock productivity and access to
productive assets of rural women and the
promotion of gender equity practices at
municipal level for the prevention of GBV.... [...]

ECONOMIC AUTONOMY OF

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COMMUNITY OF WAYÚU COMMUNITIES

Strengthen the livelihoods of the community
Wayúu receiving mixed migration.

STABILISATION AND INTEGRATION
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PRODUCTION FOR INCOME GENERATION

Establish agrosilvopastoral arrangements and live fences
as an alternative for the conservation of
natural forest, income generation and
contribution to self-production of food.

AGROFORESTRY AND GRAZING SYSTEMS AND
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CUNDINAMARCA

Increase the productive capacities and associative
capacities of rural women and their
organisations in the provinces of Sabana Centro,
Almeidas, Ubaté and Guavio.

RURAL FAMILIES

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MILK

To increase the level of income and quality of life of coffee and milk producers
,
to conserve and protect the environment.

COFFEE WITH

CURRENT PROJECTS

We go beyond simply carrying out projects in specific regions, we create spaces for collective learning through experimentation and the co-creation of tools and instruments with various members of society.

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MILK

It seeks to improve the quality of life of 1,467 rural families that
live in 19 municipalities in the department of Cauca through the
development of the dairy chain in which they participate and the
improvement of their income through environmentally 
sustainable production processes. [...]

PROJECT

STABILISATION AND INTEGRATION

Strengthen the livelihoods of the receiving Wayúu community
of mixed migration.

COMMUNITY OF WAYUU COMMUNITIES

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AGROSILVOPASTORAL SYSTEMS

Establish agrosilvopastoral arrangements and live fences as an 
alternative to alternative to the conservation of natural forest, 
generation of income and income and contribution to self-production 
of food.

AND PRODUCTION FOR INCOME GENERATION

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RURAL FAMILIES

Increase the productive and associative capacities of rural women
and their organisations in the provinces of Sabana Centro,
Almeidas, Ubaté and Guavio.

CUNDINAMARCA

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COFFEE WITH

To increase the level of income and quality of life of
coffee and milk producers, to conserve and protect the environment
.

MILK

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ECONOMIC AUTONOMY OF

Strengthen the economic autonomy of rural women in
Cauca by improving agricultural and/or livestock productivity
and access to productive assets for rural women and the
promotion of gender equity practices at the municipal level
for the prevention of GBV.... [...]

RURAL WOMEN OF CAUCA

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THE ALPINA IN FIGURES

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SOME OF OUR ALLIES

SOME OF OUR ALLIES

We are part of:

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