How can bamboo help safeguard the future of the Amazon? Amazonian women have tasked themselves with preserving the Amazon’s bamboo supplies.

At #GLFAmazonia, leading Ecuadorian Kichwa activist Dary Aguinda discusses the importance of Amazonian bamboo and its role in fighting against climate change.   

Audio en Español;
English subtitle is available;


Dary Aguinda: Can bamboo save the Amazon? | #GLFAmazonia Must-see Speakers

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

Language: English

Year: 2021

Ecosystem(s): Forests

Location(s): Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America, Peru

  • International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR)

  • Servicio Nacional Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre (SERFOR)

  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (FIDA)

  • Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería - República del Ecuador

  • Pastaza

  • Pablo Jácome

    Regional Director for Latin América and Caribbean, International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR)

  • Carlos Restrepo Agudelo

    Technical Coordinator, Caquetá Guadua, Colombia

  • Dary Aguinda

    President, Kiwcha Amukina Women's Association, Ecuador

  • Jaime Guevara

    Mayor, Mayor, Província de Pastaza, Ecuador

  • Maija Peltola

    Country Director, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Guyana

  • Marino Velasco

    Indigenous Leader and President, Security of the Asháninka Pampa Michi Native Community, Peru

  • Roberto Alulima

    Undersecretary of Forestry Production, Ministry of Agriculture of Ecuador

  • Shakira Andy

    Youth, Kiwcha Amukina Women's Association, Ecuador

  • Ximena Londoño

    Member, Colombia National Council of Guadua, Bamboo Productive Chain and its Agroindustry

  • Yanua Atamain

    Communicator and Indigenous leader, Rio Soritor Native Community, Awajún, Rioja Province - San Martin Department, Peru

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