Impulso Verde is a Colombian non-profit NGO dedicated to the restoration of the high Andean forest and the protection of the páramo. We co-develop projects in partnership with indigenous and peasant associations.
We are a foundation created and developed by a French-Colombian team, based in Cali (Valle de Cauca) and Ipiales (Department of Nariño).
Sylvopastoral System Coordinator
Adriana is an animal scientist, specialised in sustainable animal nutrition, with experience in implementing agricultural projects with indigenous and peasant communities. She has the ability to recognise, analyse and propose sustainable and environmentally friendly agricultural (…)
Nursery Network Coordinator
Edwin is an Agricultural Engineer with an emphasis on agroecology and clean production. He graduated from the University of Nariño in 2012 and has worked in community environmental and productive projects. He has management experience (…)
Socio-environmental Promoter and Beekeeper
Maria Margarita is a protector of bees, with more than 5 years of experience. She is currently doing a training in the SENA (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje) in tourist guiding. She is working with Impulso Verde as a support in agroecological cultivation (…)
Environmental Awareness Coordinator
Edoardo is a biologist, with a specialization in Ecology and Evolution achieved between the University of Ferrara (Italy) and Huelva (Spain). He has worked as in several educational institutions, managing environmental awareness projects on (…)
Accounting and Administration Coordinator
Carolina is a psychology student and has a professional technical degree in business management. She has worked in different companies as a financial portfolio assistant. She is in charge of the accounting and administrative area at Impulso Verde since April 2023 (…)
Juan Diego is a graphic designer and design student at the Antonio José Camacho University in Cali. He works as a computer systems technician, selling, repairing, updating and providing technical assistance for computers. At Impulso Verde, Juan Diego is (…)
External beekeeping expert
A beekeeper with over 30 years’ experience, Javier lives in the municipality of Ipiales, in the department of Nariño. From an early age, he began working empirically in the field of beekeeping, specializing in the breeding of the “Apis Melifera” species (…)
Expert in associative organization and governance
Professional Technician in Business Administration, a native of the municipality of Pupiales Nariño, since 1998 he has been working on processes of economic, social and environmental development, managing national and international cooperation projects (…)
Transport and logistics
A driver with over 25 years’ experience, Miguel lives in the municipality of Aldana Nariño, in the village of Chorrillo. Miguel is the legal representative of the Traspastas association, a company dedicated to rural and urban transport in the municipality of Aldana (…)
Member of the board of directors
Ingrid is a geobiologist and historian, graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). She is based in Cali where she has worked as a teacher and now as a project coordinator in Latin America for the diplomatic organization HD (Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue) (…)
Asociaciones indígenas y campesinas, miembros de la Red de Viveros Impulso Verde de la Fundación, para la producción y distribución de especies forestales nativas.