Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture The Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) provides low-cost, low-tech training for rural Bolivian farmers; as part of its training it also hosts kids from the city and surrounding urban and peri-urban areas to learn more what life is like in rural areas, and about topics like the […]

Practical Session: Harvesting Radishes in Bolivia

Practical Session: Harvesting Radishes in Bolivia Watch a brief video of women harvesting radishes as part of the practical session of an agricultural training workshop at Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) last week: Mano a Mano hosts workshops at the CEA regularly on a variety of topics, with the goal of helping […]

Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia Take a tour of our Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia with Mano a Mano agronomists Camila and Victor: Video Credit: William Wroblewski The CEA Has Grown Since its Inception in 2012 The CEA was started in 2012 with […]

An In-Depth Look at CEA’s On-Site Agricultural Training Workshops

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]

104 Greenhouses in Tapacari, Bolivia

104 Greenhouses in Tapacari, Bolivia Our staff in Bolivia recently sent us this sign that is being installed along the road to Jironkota, Bolivia to recognize the 104 greenhouses that have been built by Mano a Mano – in partnership with the communities and many supporters –  in 8 communities in the Tapacari area. Greenhouses […]

Oxford Development Abroad Volunteers in Tapacari, Bolivia – 2015

Oxford Development Abroad Volunteers in Tapacari, Bolivia – 2015 These are a few pictures from the group of volunteers from Oxford Development Abroad (ODA) that worked with Mano a Mano in August/September 2015 (learn more about ODA on their website). Last year’s project was focused on building greenhouses for rural farm families to improve food security and […]

Learning How to Build a Biodigester

At Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA), one of the main goals is to provide training to Bolivians that improves their food security and agricultural outcomes in an environmentally-friendly way. Learning How to Build a Biodigester Yesterday our agronomist Camila Yavira Garcia was teaching a group of students how to build a biodigester, […]