La Esperanza

Family representative: Argemiro Calderon Serrato


La Esperanza farm is located in the rural area of Valdivia in the San José del Fragua municipality in the Andean-Amazonian piedmont of Caquetá department, Colombia. The farm has a size of 41.48 hectares, of which 29.25 hectares are conserved forest and 4.01 hectares of cocoa CCN 51, ICS 95, FEAR 4, and Hybrid varieties in sunlight crops.


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

II) Four mammal species are registered on the farm: armadillo, black agouti, Humboldt’s squirrel monkey, and opossum. Lowland paca, crab-eating fox, tayra, and squirrel populations are within the area also.

III) The farm adjoins one stream and Valdivia river, both protected by riparian vegetation, 29.25 hectares of native forest with species such as ahumado, achapo, nogal, boca de indio, solimán, abarco and costillo, and 4.01 hectares of sunlight coffee crops.



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



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


OSO MELERO Tamandua tetradactyla

Species found on the farm

About the family

From Gigante, Huila, Argemiro carries his parents’ legacy: José Antonio, a passionate farmer, and Leticia, the heart of the home. While cocoa offers him profitability, he faces challenges with the local wildlife. Yet, his commitment is unwavering: to protect his land’s biodiversity and cherished waters.