New Guinea Laboratories
Laboratories are living spaces where knowledge, knowledge and practices are built and recreated in harmony with Mother Earth, which contribute to the revitalization of the Identity and culture of peoples, through innovation, entrepreneurship, production and marketing, based on the guidelines, principles and institutional values for the Good Living.
The Natural Laboratory New Guinea is located in the urban sector of Jerusalem, a colony belonging to the district of the city of New Guinea. It is located in humid tropic conditions, in fast-access flat geographies, with tree diversity of forest, fruit and natural regeneration species. It is located in the Jerusalem Colony municipality of New Guinea RACCS.
In 2002 URACCAN undertook the acquisition of the land. In April 2008 the title of the property was given in the city of Juigalpa by President Daniel Ortega. Subsequently, in June, the property was formally delivered by the solicitor of the Licensed Denis Báez property.
After the acquisition of the land was undertaken the restoration of degraded areas through reforestation: planting fruit trees, repopulation of forest with almond tree, establishment of living fences with energy species and forest resources established on the farm, restoration of areas close to the water sources of the farm, restoration of median fences with adjoining areas, establishment of fences in area that adjoins the population of Jerusalem
The restoration process was initiated with the participation of students from the different careers of the university developed subject internships taking into account the annual and quarterly planning according to the lines of institutional improvement. Collaboration agreements were established with local institutions with a view to making the natural laboratory a reference space for the region.
The lab features a Community Radio and Karibian Soul Magazine.These are spaces to make visible the educational, research and social accompaniment work of the university.It also facilitates intercultural communication with the university community and the general population.
It is a space where interactive learning environments are created to facilitate the practice and development of different language skills. This space supports the process of student-teacher-technology integration, student-student; interactively contributing to more meaningful learning.