Category: Blog

2016 Update

Field operations in our Land for Life Program have continued to exceed targets and, in spite of the past two years’ extreme “El Niño” climatic phenomenon, we have achieved all our stated objectives for...

Cacao now growing again!

“Criollo” Cacao derived from original stock in the Los Limpios basin. This Cacao is from seed taken from huge, ancient trees which had been planted by the aboriginal Maya inhabitants of the basin centuries...

Our Seed Farm: Before & After Photos!

Look at the transformation and progress of our seed farms. The seedlings are then used locally and across the region to help families start the Alley Cropping process.

An overview of progress in 2015!

Field operations in our Land for Life Program have continued to exceed targets and, in spite of this year’s extreme “El Niño” climatic phenomenon, are well on-track to achieve all our stated objectives for...

Healthy crop of Malanga

Here is a great image of Luis and Abraham amongst a healthy crop of Malanga (Colocasia esculenta) between the Inga Alleys. This is the famous Taro of the western Pacific and New Guinea. This...

Progress summary in 2014!

2014 was a difficult year with “El Niño but much progress has been made! here is a brief summary of our wins and challenges! Extension of the Guama Model The team has continued to...

Organic All The Way

After failing soil fertility, preventing the weeds from taking over is the biggest challenge to getting a good harvest for Honduran farmers using slash and burn. Repeated burning creates an environment that favours certain...

Changing Climate Calls for Changing Tactics

From the polar vortex in the US, to raging fires in Australia and storms and flooding racking the UK, extreme weather events have made news across the world in recent months as climate change...

Creating Sustainable and Resilient Rural Livelihoods

Two hectares of land planted with Inga alley cropping can easily provide lifelong food security for a family, ending dependence on the destructive and high risk strategy of slash and burn. Food security, with...

Project Center Really Taking Shape

One of the most essential elements of our long term strategy to combat slash and burn in Honduras is the creation of a Project Center, complete with demonstration plots, a seed orchard, a large...