Medicinal plants

Medicinal plants and systemic health crisis
Sebastián Alonso De los Heros
May 19, 2020

Ancestral medicine has been fundamental for the health and wellbeing of indigenous peoples the world over. In the Amazon rainforest alone, the many living testimonies, as well as prolific scientific …

Researching Medicinal Plants
Michael Coe
January 6, 2018

The following blog was written by Michael Coe, ethnobotanist and PhD Candidate at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa. It is a good example of how Alianza Arkana and researchers work together in a …

Learning to Support each other as Women: our experience...
Jane Shirley Mori Cairuna and Macar...
April 11, 2017

In January, in collaboration with the US nonprofit “Girls for the World”, Alianza Arkana had the pleasure of organizing a five-day transformative personal development workshop for adolescent women at …

Crafting an Organization
Dr. Paul Roberts
February 4, 2017

Recently, I changed role from being Director of Intercultural Education to Director of Research and Organizational Development. In this post, as part of my new role, I would like to offer some …

16 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS FOR 2016

December 22, 2016

As the year draws to a close, we want to list our 16 major achievements for 2016 – as we listed the 15 major achievements for 2015 at the end of last year. Our total operating budget for this year …

Community Engagement in Santa Clara
Dr. Paul Roberts
August 31, 2016

On Wednesday 24th August, Dr Paul Roberts and Marcos Urquia, Directors of Intercultural Education and Permaculture respectively for Alianza Arkana, had an important meeting with the community of …

Two New Projects: The ‘Small Two-Women-Wandering Clinic’ ...

April 28, 2016

In March 2016, we began work on two exciting and important initiatives, which are a continuing unfolding of the work we have been engaged in here for over five years and an indication of the strength …