Zenón Gomel Apaza

2006 Associate Laureate, Environment
Peru, Born 1969

zpga@terra.com.pe

Protecting agricultural traditions to ensure the future

September 3, 2010

Zenón Porfidio Gomel Apaza, a Peruvian agronomist chosen as an Associate Laureate of the 2006 Rolex Awards, is gradually winning over hearts and minds in his international campaign to protect ancient agricultural traditions in the Peruvian Andes. He believes that modern technology and farming techniques are reducing...

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Saving Traditions

August 21, 2009

As globalization and new technology threaten many ancient traditions, three former Rolex Laureates in Central and South Africa are valiantly campaigning to preserve cultural and agricultural heritage for future generations. Culture comes home Cristina Bubba Zamora’s campaign to recover Bolivia’s sacred textiles has transformed her...

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