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Catalina is a passionate environmentalist and is working on her agroforestry project in Colombia. After setting up a successful small-scale organic farm in Florida, USA, she returned to her home country determined to restore an ecosystem once lost at her family’s cattle farm. We caught up with her last month to have a chat about her project, the struggles she faced working in Colombia, and the rewarding feeling of watching nature taking the reins on her farm.
In our second episode for season 2 of The Mitti Podcast, we pick up where we left with Melissa Capcha and Vanessa Bolivar, the cofounders of The Centre of Climate Innovation and Sustainability (CICS) who talk to us about many topics. What does it mean to respect heritage and tradition while combating climate change? How can Peru benefit from the massive potential of its organic waste? What are the possible applications for organic waste compost? And will organic compost ever beat synthetic fertilizers in the game of agriculture?