Colombia

Vertical Farming with Rainwater Drip-Irrigation, IDDS Climate Change Adaptation

  • Presentations & Reports

IDDS participants and community members designed an alternative agricultural production system that optimizes the use of water using low cost technologies and less space. The prototype consists of a covered system of vertical orchards that collect rainwater and is estimated to yield 2.7-4.4 times as much compared to traditional farms using the same area of land. This report is in Spanish.

This report was created by a team of participants at IDDS Climate Change Adaptation. It aims to share information and knowledge gleaned from the team’s work during the summit.

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Weed Excavator, IDDS Climate Change Adaptation

  • Presentations & Reports

IDDS participants and community members created a prototype weed excavator consisting of a jagged cyclone with an adaptable handle. It was designed to facilitate weed excavation, soil rejuvenation, and shorter manual labor time. This report is in Spanish.

This report was created by a team of participants at IDDS Climate Change Adaptation. It aims to share information and knowledge gleaned from the team’s work during the summit.

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Floating Platform, IDDS Climate Change Adaptation

  • Presentations & Reports

IDDS participants and community members designed a floating device made from guadua bamboo, hermetic tanks, and threads from recycled plastic bottles to promote ecological tourism. The platforms can support approximately 1,500 pounds with space for multiple people and are composed of materials available in the community. This report is in Spanish.

This report was created by a team of participants at IDDS Climate Change Adaptation. It aims to share information and knowledge gleaned from the team’s work during the summit.

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Canoe Repair and Transformation System, IDDS Climate Change Adaptation

  • Presentations & Reports

IDDS participants and community members developed a canoe-cover system that promoted ecological tourism during the summer using aluminum poles and a protective and light covering. The system provides an economic alternative for families and protects the river bed and sand banks. This report is in Spanish.

This report was created by a team of participants at IDDS Climate Change Adaptation. It aims to share information and knowledge gleaned from the team’s work during the summit.

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Rainwater Collection and Storage System, IDDS Climate Change Adaptation

  • Presentations & Reports

IDDS Climate Change participants and community members developed a system of rainwater collection and storage meant to benefit the community. It uses guadua bamboo, PVC pipes and water cooler bottles to harvest rainwater for production and family consumption. This report is in Spanish.

This report was designed by a team of participants at IDDS Climate Change Adaptation. It aims to share information and knowledge gleaned from the team’s work during the summit.

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