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FEATURED ARTICLENATIVE SON, NATIVE SEEDSBy Kelly Engebreston, University of St. ThomasIn the small Guatemalan town of San Lucas Toliman, among a lush patchwork of banana plants and avocado trees where roosters and ducks roam tunefully, Ronaldo “Rony” Lec Ajcot runs IMAP, the Institute of Mesoamerican Permaculture. 

VIDEOS ABOUT IMAP

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aApZlFFxOLA

A PERMACULTURIST AT HOME

Join IMAP’s Coordinator in a tour of the permaculture gardens around his home in San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=infTpLOuJlU

WE ARE ONLY ONE PART OF THE CREATION

IMAP’s Coordinator, Rony Lec, speaks of humanity’s role from a Mayan perspective  : we are here to keep life. To make life. To provide life. To be life. And to realize that our dependance on nature is vastly important.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWa2hniHDJg

A BEEKEEPER SPEAKS

Hear how permaculture changed this smallholder farmer’s life. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le_-xlNALNI

SEEDS ARE THE ANSWER

On a daily basis, most of us don’t think about where our food comes from. Seeds hold more than the next harvest – they hold our entire future.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNUorS6Dedw

IMAP’S WORK

In today’s world, why is it at all relevant to draw on ancestral knowledge? How does IMAP work with local communities? Find out here.