“If your plan is for one year plant rice. If your plan is for ten years plant trees.
If your plan is for one hundred years educate children.”
A concise phrase by the renowned Chinese sage can be a really hard act to follow. At the very least, in our little slice of paradise here in Guanacaste, we’re trying to put his words into practice.
It would come as no surprise if long-time Howler readers have gotten weary of reading yet another article on water, drought, erosion control, etc. That has been the bread and butter of my focus here for 20 plus years. Fortunately, through the work of Asociación Nandamojo, for several years now, theory is getting put into practice. And they’re not just planting rice and trees.