The visit was attended by Walquiria Pérez, country representative, Susana Ardila Uribe, project coordinator in the Sucre region, Erick Yosef Medrano Bohorquez, agricultural engineer and Adriana Torrez, biologist; accompanied by the Envol Vert team, Axel Boyon, programme coordinator, Jonathan Gordillo, agroforestry systems manager and Louise Charles, local project coordinator.
During the visit, a tour of the plots of different participating farmers of La Siria who have decided to create a forest restoration and conservation area on their land was carried out. This area will be crucial in the near future, as it will guarantee the ecological continuity of this territory and the improvement of the ecosystem services of the tropical dry forest.
The visit also included a meeting with the community of La Esperanza, its nursery and a silvopastoral plot (a combination of pasture and trees).
The field presence and subsequent meetings will help define opportunities for joint actions between SWISSAID and Envol Vert in the coming years.