Maya Mountain Research Farm, Belize

From Appropedia

Maya Mountain Research Farm is a Permaculture farm and training facility located in southern Belize. Its primary focus is on climate change mitigation and adaption, but it also engages in renewable energy work installing photovoltaic systems in protected areas, schools, community centers and clinics in rural parts of Belize, and has done two community level photovoltaic water pumping systems.

Originally a citrus and cattle farm in 1988, it has been regenerated using agroforestry techniques and permaculture principles into a very complex agroforestry system. The farm is located in San Pedro Columbia, Toledo District, in southern Belize. works with local communities, NGOs and interns from abroad. It is Belize's most well established permaculture project.

A view of a section of the agroforestry system at MMRF.

In 2019, the farm was presented The Commonwealth Secretary General's Innovation for Sustainable Development Award in London, and continues to be active with the Commonwealth.

The urls of the site is http://mmrfbz.org/