What growing conditions do the trees need? Acelpa tries to research the growing conditions so that they can provide the right environment and habitat, like nurseries, necessary to grow the trees – whether for medical, timber or firewood.
Harvested storm damage and secondary forest, which is different in composition from primary forest, as it lacking the protective tree cover.
In order to grow rainforest special knowledge is necessary. For example, it is typical that the young trees always have a canopy, so special planting sequences are taken into account.
Cultivation of food and remedies – vegetable cultivation and fish farming
Increasing pollution of the environment and water is reducing the stocks of food. Fish prices vary greatly according to catch. Chickens from large production plants flood the market with cheap and artificially upgraded meat. Increasingly, this causes diseases in the population.
Dependency on financial resources is increasing in order to buy food at the market. Vegetables are “imported” from the coast and are expensive. Overall, the food situation is poor due to ignorance and lack of funds.
Biodynamic methods enable the cultivation of vegetables and produces better harvests – that convinces and encourages the farmers.
For educational opportunities, people have turned their migration agriculture into settled agriculture. The same methods that were traditionally used by migratory peoples are today harmful, see slash and burn. The fact is that people have little experience with permanent agriculture.