News Archive - 2007
Eco-tourism consultant helps
CRACYP News, December
Volunteer eco-tourism consultant Claudine
Nagiah has helped
the evaluation and development of our farmstays
Claudine did some sterling work under very difficult
Grateful thanks to Claudine. Unfortunately, further
progress on the project is currently blocked by local conditions,
but we hope to resolve the situation as soon as possible.
Galapagos conservation funding
CRACYP News, November
Funding for the Galapagos
environmental conservation project and
its associated volunteer opportunities is still awaiting a decision.
The current rewrite
of the Ecuadorian constitution is delaying all things involving the
government, so we can only wait and hope.
exports on hold
News, September 2007
farmers group project is temporarily suspended due to
local and international market
conditions. The local market price is very high, which
is good news for the farmers, even if it means we cannot export the
Galapagos images from
CRACYP News, August 2007
Wildlife Photo Gallery
now boasts some wonderful photos from professional
photographer Roz Gordon, who visited us this summer to
our projects and the Galapagos Islands. Many thanks to Roz.
Her photography website has more Ecuador photos.
Eco-Friendly Farmstays website
CRACYP News, July 2007
Farmstays Ecuador, our fledgling farmstays
tourism project in the western Andes, now has a website of its own.
www.farmstaysecuador.org for more about agro-tourism and farm stay
holidays in this beautiful tropical area of Ecuador.
news from CRACYP:
consultant assists farmstays; Galapagos conservacion funding news;
export of plantains suspended; Galapagos wildlife photos up on website;
launch of Eco-Friendly Farmstays website.
CRACYP news about the environment, sustainable
development & reforestation in rural communities
'Green Progress': social and economic development which
protects the environment