It is time to present results

It is time to present results
Hello there, Last Friday I had a meeting with Ecohabitats Foundation, Community leaders and Coffee Association (Agricod) at the Regional Autonomous Corporation of Cauca (CRC) in Popayán to present to them the results and have a discussion. The meeting was composed by : Luis Ortega (Ecohabitats) Molly (Internship Ecohabitats) Waldina Bermúdez (Cauca CSV farmer, she ...

Countdown

Countdown
Hello there, In two weeks time, I will submit my thesis. Two weeks to finish to write the thesis. I was seeing the 17th of August really far away and the countdown started! Next week, on Friday, I am going to meet Ecohabitats Foundation, the community leaders and the Coffee Association in Popayán. I will ...

Data news

Data news
Hello there, After a month of being surrounded and dreaming about numbers and more numbers in Excel, I can finally say that I finished calculating all the indicators! After a few hours facing a screen, it is always nice to go outside the office and see this green open space as you can see from ...

Hello, July!

Hello, July!
Hello there, Continuing on the post “It is DATA time!”, for the last weeks, I have been working (with Microsoft Excel) on the Cauca CSV surveys data. It is a long process before getting some results and starting to analyse them. Firstly, I reviewed the raw data. Each module (M0-M5) was reviewed using the different ...

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT To promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification, the United Nations (UN) designated June 17 as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. The day is a unique moment to remind everyone the land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all ...

First month at CIAT

First month at CIAT
Hello there, I am back again after two really busy weeks here in Colombia. As you can see I am already all installed after a month at CIAT. For the last two weeks, I have been working on the raw data. If you want to know more about how the data was collected and the ...

It is DATA time!

It is DATA time!
Hello there, Another Friday that went by, another week that went really fast. Time flying is a good sign! This week I have been working on the surveys related to the Cauca CSV.  Before analysing the data there are a few steps to have in mind. Firstly, I did a comparison between 4 CSV surveys to see the difference ...

Workshop towards building a climate-smart village

Workshop towards building a climate-smart village
Hello there, As mentioned in the last post, on Tuesday I was visiting different sites of Cauca climate-smart villages. On Wednesday I went to Morro Plano (near Morales) with Luis Alfonso (Ecohabitats) and Jimmy Mañunga (President of the association JAC – northwest Popayán). A group of families (in the workshop came 10 people – 8 men ...