In the language curripaco, YAAWI IIPANA REDD+ is translated as “House of The jaguar”, this is the name assigned by the indigenous reserves Morichal Viejo, Santa Rosa, Cerro Cocuy, Santa Cruz, Cano Tapir and others to this important conservation project located in El Retorno, Guaviare.
YAAWI IIPANA REDD+ seeks to minimize the impact caused by deforestation and forest degradation through a comprehensive vision of development of the territory, following the guidelines issued by the community, which include initiatives in the reforestation of degraded ecosystems and the social monitoring with custodians forest, the strengthening of the agricultural sector – productive and self-sufficiency with the improvement of conucos, the construction of educational institutions, health posts and kiosks digital; the support for students to access higher education, the improvement of housing and transportation, among others.
The Return, Guaviare
Amazon / Rainforest
- Indigenous reservation Morichal Viejo, Santa Rosa, Cerro Cocuy, Santa Cruz, Cano Tapir and other
- Indigenous peoples: Puinave, Curripaco, Nukak and Cubeo