Community-based Tourism Plurinational Federation (Ecuador)

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Due to its natural and cultural variety, Ecuador is one of the most visited countries in South America, a mass tourism that does not bring any benefit to the local communities. About 20 years ago, they began to talk about community-based tourism; in particular indigenous tourism, given the huge presence of indigenous peoples all across the country (14 nationalities and 25 […]

Janajpacha Community (Cochabamba – Bolivia)

More than 20 years ago, in a 7-hectare area in the middle of the mountains of Cochabamba, the environmentalist movement Pachamama Universal started a life-centred project, to be in harmony with nature. Janajpacha means “land without evil”. Land that, 10 years ago, the community (of about 10 to 15 members) decided to share with everyone: […]