The situation

Throughout history, traditional subsistence farmers have been the true experts in understanding their native land, and creating abundance in a harmonious relationship. The situation has changed since the age of agro-business and the consequential migrations of rural populations.

Monocultures of pine and eucalyptus

replaced integrative farming and native broadleaf forest

Depopulation of rural areas

leading to poor land management

Abandoned farms

covered in broom and bramble

Unused wells

silted up

Fire risk

every summer

Soil erosion

after fire destruction