Permaculture

Tropical Permaculture (Permanent + Culture = Permaculture) A 10,000-year-old technology based on knowledge of our tribal ancestors. Syntropic Agriculture / Successional Agroforestry but on Steep Hill topography. Lots of Vetiver grass, Bamboo, Tropical Fruits, Ground Cover, Pioneer Plants, Enhancing Biodiversity and Topsoil.

Reforestation With Bamboo

Bamboo Reforestation within the MachuPichu Zone at Finca Yantza. The bamboo reforestation is a long-term transformation process. Reforesting zone by zone in a 2 Ha area. Mainly planting local Guadua angustifolia kunth and Dendrocalamus asper (Giant Bamboo). The area consist of a steep hill which has been terraced for enhanced access from the bottom to the very top.

Pruning Vetiver Grass

Did you know that pruning of the vetiver grass, at its right time works like a carbon bomb? Pruning of vetiver fences up to a height of 30 to 50 cm. Makes them thicker and consequently more effective in filtering runoff water and erosion. BTW vetiver has more than 1000 uses (construction materials, forage for livestock, landscaping and ornamentals, mulch, compost, veneer, fiber board, ash for concrete work, and insecticide).