The resilient orchards are implemented from the agroecological strategy and with attention to climate change, which implies food cultivation practices without deterioration of the environment, responds to limited conditions of water availability, for which reason a drip irrigation mechanism is included and in some cases of rainwater collection.
The Hope Watershed provides the majority of the water used for domestic and commercial purposes in the Kingston Metropolitan Area.
The planting of fruit trees in urban areas is due to boosting the population’s interest in recovering and maintaining tree cover in the city that contributes to reducing the effects of climate change at the local level.
In the contour and within the plots, plant species with dense foliage are established applying reproduction techniques such as cuttings. When they reach their maximum growth they will constitute a barrier of vegetal material that will protect the land from erosion.
This activity focuses on the diversification of agricultural activities and conservation of forests and soils, through the implementation of best practices in tilling the land and using enrichment and soil management techniques, it can even provide options for means of more resilient lives.
An infiltration well is an engineering work that allows the artificial recharge of the aquifer.
The term reforestation is synonymous with reforestation and refers to the introduction of the forest mass in a land that already possessed it previously in a relatively close time.
Ecological restoration of the “Cerro del Estropajo” with about 4,500 specimens (trees, shrubs and edible plants).
Infiltration trenches have a positive effect on soil stabilization; In addition, they are agents that promote moisture storage for crops, through the temporary storage of surface runoff.