Las Delicias

Family representative: Foralba Mendoza Criollo


Las Delicias farm is located in the rural area Niña Alta in El Paujil municipality, in the Andean-Amazonian foothills of Caquetá department, Colombia. The farm has a size of 10.02 hectares, of which 2.63 hectares are of conserved forest and 2.66 hectares of cocoa Hybrid variety in shade-grown crops with a rustic system.


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

II) The Chichico is one of the species recorded on the farm. Still, several mammal species can be found within the area, like Humboldt’s squirrel monkey, lowland paca, armadillo, tufted capuchin, and Brazilian porcupine.

III) The farm adjoins stream La Niña Maria and three water springs, 2.63 hectares of native forest with species such as Nogales and Cedros, and 2.66 hectares of cocoa crops.



This map shows the general boundary location of Las Delicias farm concerning the jaguar habitat.



These maps show the distribution and type of land cover present in Las Delicias farm.


AGUTÍDasyprocta punctata

Species found on the farm

About the family

Floralba arrives with her family and husband from Chaparral, Tolima, in 1975, displaced by armed conflict and hoping for a better life in Caquetá. Her parents instilled in her a vocation for agriculture; over time, their dream of buying a farm came true, and today, they are deeply committed to learning about sustainable management for maintaining a sustainable cocoa crop, protecting the forest, and improving air quality.