17 December 2021

This is the Comunidad Campesina Morrope where Naturtex’s Dr James Vreeland (who sent APLF this information) started the Native Cotton project in 1977 in the Sechura desert of northern Perú.

 


Ancient Carob tree

Artesian well

 

In this desert setting water is very precious and may only arrive a few times a year from rains in the distant Andes mountains. As a result of this shortage, some small farmers install simple pumps in their artesian wells to supplement scarce irrigation water

 


Entrance toPomac Forect Sanctuary

 

To improve the situation modern concrete irrigation ditches are constricted and carry just one tenth of the volume of water provided by their 2000-year-old predecessor which have now been now abandoned in the course of rural modernization

 

Farm entrance

 

Nativa Cotton planatation

 

Morrope receives much of its scarce water from the Rio La Leche that bisects the archaeological and natural Pomac Sanctuary in the northwest corner of Perú. This is arguably the largest such archaeological park in the Americas, as the Pomac Sanctuary is situated in an immense carob tree forest stretching over some 50,000 hectares. Dozens of sun-dried brick pyramids rise above the thorny forest cover, home to many unique and nearly extinct or threatened bird and mammal species.

 

Orientation

This supine carob tree, Prosopis Pallida, is thought to be over 500 years old, one of dozens such venerable examples of the antiquity of this millennial forest sanctuary.

關於亞太區皮革展 ​

我們為皮革、物料及時裝業界創造面對面洽談的機會,爲客戶締造實質商機。我們雲集世界各地的商家,讓他們尋找新的合作伙伴,發掘潛在客戶或供應商,並掌握業界最新發展。   我們主辦多個專注時尚及生活潮流的商貿展覽會, 為這不斷變化的行業,提供最全面的買家及參展商服務,方便他們了解急速轉變的行業環境,並預測來季趨勢。

社交媒體:​

聯絡我們: