Grupo Semillas

environmental nongovernmental organization
Grupo Semillas is a Colombian non-governmental, environmental, and rural organization founded in 1994. Supporting more than 30 Indigenous, Afrodescendant, and peasant organizations in Colombia, in actions that protect the local management of territories, common goods, biodiversity, productive systems, biodiversity, sustainable production systems, and the food sovereignty and food autonomy of rural populations and communities.
They are committed to a society founded on autonomous and sustainable territories, where the collective rights of communities and local organizations are respected based on the recognition of their territory, autonomy, and traditional knowledge, and on the basis of the promotion of sustainable livelihood alternatives, associated with the conservation of biodiversity, and the permanence and control of their territories, common goods, and livelihoods.


Marwa Arsanios, Usufructuaries of earth,
Marwa Arsanios, Usufructuaries of earth, installation view BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, 2024, photo: Tom Janssen