Rural Fish Farming In The Amazon Rainforest

Our latest workshop with the local community of Tres Unidos

Local Collaborations & Empowerment Through Our Permaculture Site

A visit from Peruvian NGO "Association Civil Puente de la Amistad" on our grounds

On The Ground With Chaikuni’s Permaculture Team

A look back at the evolution of our Permaculture work in 2015

Welcoming Silvia del Aguila Reyna

Welcoming Silvia del Aguila Reyna, Agroforestry Expert & Our New Permaculture Coordinator

Growing A Forest Garden “Chakra” In The Peruvian Amazon

Since last year, we have been continuing to develop this 1 hectare forest clearing into a fully functioning Permaculture demonstration site. Our aim is to produce food, medicines and fuel from this site; experimenting with various methods, from polycultures to nutrient cycling, so that we can harvest the abundance.

Chaikuni Institute Center Progress

Our work in the Chaikuni Institute Center has progressed well over the last months, mainly focusing on water management for erosion control, soil building and also beautifying our communal ceremonial/workshop space...

Regenerating A Large Forest Clearing

We recently took ownership of a large piece of land (approx. 1 hectare) that 6 months earlier had been cleared of all its forest vegetation leaving a short piece of re-growth that was mainly sandy sub-soil which had been washed out of its topsoil...

The SEED Project Shipibo Ecosocial Entrepreneurship Diploma

What an exciting summer for the Chaikuni Institute, our sister organization Alianza Arkana and partners RECOVER & Terra Genesis International! For 17 days at the beginning of August our organisations came together to lead Chaikuni’s first Permaculture  training course: an innovative initiative teaching

Ecosocial Entrepreneurship for Regenerative Development in the Peruvian Amazon

Chaikuni Institute’s mission of regenerating the degraded rainforest landscape and creating resilient local economies will be achieved through reforestation of abandoned land and ecosocial community outreach initiatives in mestizo and indigenous villages. Our aim is to create a multifunctional agroforestry

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