Neighboring Communities

Growing Stories – Roger

The fifth episode of the #HistóriasCultivadas web series presents Roger, a musician whose life was transformed by one of the social and environmental initiatives from the planted tree sector. This project in Guaíba, Rio Grande do Sul, helps accordion players develop their talents and keeps traditional culture alive.  Music has been a part of my life since …

Growing Stories – Roger Read More »

Growing Stories – Nardely

Did you know that honey is a sweet by-product of the planted tree industry? This product was instrumental in transforming the life of Nardely, portrayed in the third episode of #GrowingStories Transcription Actually, everything you see here, everything built here came from beekeeping.  NARDELY RAMOS DE CARVALHO MOREIRA – BEEKEEPER Yams go well with honey, …

Growing Stories – Nardely Read More »

How do you run a study tour in the middle of a global pandemic?

It’s not a question any of us were thinking about when the NGP trip to Bahia in Brazil was first planned. The event, looking at land-use challenges and opportunities in the south of the state, was supposed to feature NGP’s usual mix of hands-on field visits and intense group discussion. Participants from around the world …

How do you run a study tour in the middle of a global pandemic? Read More »