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P_P.01 Support cultivation & forestry and assist in tourism (Panama)

Location: Mamoni River Valley, Panama

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Description of the project:

The project’s aim is conserving and restoring tropical rainforest in the area of the MamoniRiver Valley, through the development and application of sustainable land use systems (organic agriculture, responsible farming and forest management). The project model includes the conservation of tropical rainforest to protect their environmental services, as for example the protection of biodiversity, soil quality, water balance as well as the storage of carbon; while at the same time, restoring degraded land, formerly used in cattle farming and subsistence agriculture, through sustainable reforestation. These activities will help conserving the existing rainforest and extending the conservation area. The activities previously mentioned, will be supported by the selling of ECO-tourism services and the production and selling of organic eco-friendly products to the local and international market.

Your tasks:

  • Take care of animals
  • Assist tourists and guests, support cultivation and help in the field of forestry
  • Work schedule: Your working hours are from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Vacations: The project is closed from the end of October until January

Requirements:

  • Minimum stay: 2 months
  • Spanish level: Basic
  • Skills and expertise: Interest in farming (preferable organic), interest in taking care of animals (cows, horses), knowledge of carpentry (desirable, not obligatory)

Accommodation, Benefits and Costs:

  • You will stay in the project‘s volunteer house for US$ 16/ day. Besides accommodation the price includes food, transportation, supervision and materials
  • Proyecto Mosaico books your lodging, Spanish school and your transportation from the airport, furthermore we offer individual assistance provided by the office in Granada before, throughout and after your stay
  • For our work and our services we ask a one-time-only fee of 250 € – regardless of the length of your stay

Have a look at the detailed project presentation with more pictures, info on accommodation and location:

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