La Aurora

Family representative: Elcy Calderón Polanía


La Aurora farm is located in the rural area San Luis in the municipality of Belén de los Andaquíes, in the Andean-Amazonian piedmont of Caquetá department, Colombia. The farm has a size of 73.83 ha, of which 54.02 ha are conserved forest and 1.82 ha of cocoa FEAR 5, FSV 41, and FEC 2 varieties in shade-grown crops in an agroforestry system with timber trees.


I) La Aurora farm is part of the potential connectivity habitat area for the jaguar and other fauna and flora wild species.

II) Within the area are populations of the collared peccary, lowland paca, crab-eating fox, ocelot, tayra, Brazilian porcupine, and other species.

III) The farm adjoins the river San Luis and has three water springs protected by riparian vegetation, 54.02 hectares of native forest with species such as achapo, marfiles, amarillos, nogales, cedros, yarumos, gomos, and caraños, and 1.82 hectares of under-shade cocoa crops in an agroforestry system.



This map shows the general boundary location of La Aurora farm concerning the jaguar habitat.



These maps show the distribution and type of land cover present on La Aurora farm.


OSO MELERO Tamandua tetradactyla

Species found on the farm

About the family

From Aletones rural area, Elcy and her partner, displaced and victims of armed conflict, forged a new beginning, working tirelessly to acquire their own land. Inspired by their parents’ agricultural legacy and the promising cocoa, they seek prosperity and passionately embrace the protection of the forest and its wildlife.