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D4D Initiative

As social designers, we work directly with people, in context—Indigenous artisans, farmers, and organizers—with cultural, social, and entrepreneurial initiatives and we explore ways design can be useful for people in this context.
  • Kuxtal Sian Ka'an
  • Gualberto Cazanova

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Cumple su “dulce sueño”

Jueves, 13 de junio de 2013, Diario de Yucatán. El presidente de la empresa Cab Balam, SPR, profesor Abelardo Balam Chi, de la comisaría meridana...
Date :02 Jul
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Obtienen certificación para exportar

Después de 40 años de trabajo, la empresa Cab Balam, conformada por 10 socios apicultores y acopiadores, logró obtener la certificación sanitaria...
Date :02 Jul
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The Birds and the Bees and the GMOs

Honey produced by thousands of Mexican beekeepers is at serious risk of contamination from genetically modified soybeans. Producers have called...
Date :02 Jul
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Gualberto Cazanova

Innovations in International Development

On Thursday I made a brief presentation on the work of D4D at the UF Innovations in International Development...
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Muse Interview

From an interview with Bennett Brzycki, Marketing Intern at the UF College of Fine Arts as a follow up on the Humans and Neighbors series for...
Date :26 Apr
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Kanan Honey Update

In the summer of 2012 we began working on a new project with Cooperativa Lol-Balché and several other honey cooperatives. This newly formed...
Date :23 Feb
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Lol-Balché Fieldwork Observations

When working on the honey project, our partner Manuel Magaña made a point to tell me that he was both impressed and surprised that the UF...
Date :23 Feb
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Lessons Learned: 12 thoughts on working with communities

In 2008 I drafted 12 thoughts on working with communities, lessons learned from collaborative design projects in partnership with indigenous...
Date :25 Nov
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kanan honey survey

Please take this survey. It is for our work with Maya Honey cooperatives in MX. Please take a moment to look over the survey and give us feedback...
Date :26 Jun
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