Cool Earth is helping local people build resilience today in order to protect rainforest tomorrow.
The Covid-19 pandemic is the latest threat to households and habitats in the rainforest. Supply chains are broken, fresh food prices have tripled and misinformation is spreading fast.
Help local people increase their resilience against Covid-19, put food on the table and plan for the future.
To take the Covid-19 situation into their own hands, the determined Shuar, Kichwa, Siekopai and Cofan peoples have increased their production of yuca, plantains and bananas. But until these crops can grow, many are facing a dire shortage of adequate foods.
Cool Earth is working with Yakum to deliver urgent food aid and medical supplies needed to build resilience for the months ahead. Read more