In the care and defense of their land, Indigenous Peoples preserve ancestral knowledge, consolidate food security and ensure the future of their communities.
land, community is a publication of the International Indigenous Women’s Forum, FIMI
The project promotes local food production based on the knowledge of the Mapuche Cayún People. It involves 21 families and the development of greenhouses and chicken coops to expand and diversify vegetable production and safe poultry farming. Through planning, workshops, monitoring and evaluations, the participants commitment to communal decision-making is essential.
The lof (community) is located on the northwestern margin of the Lácar lake basin, beside the Trompul area and surrounded by the Andean Patagonian forest of the Lanín National Park. The community is located 13 km from the town of San Martin de los Andes in the province of Neuquén, Argentina. The annual average temperature is 9.8 ° C. Snow is expected during the winter and there are no frost-free periods throughout the year.