Cauca


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Cauca

(Spanish ˈkauka)
n
(Placename) a river in W Colombia, rising in the northwest and flowing north to the Magdalena River. Length: about 1350 km (840 miles)
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Cau•ca

(ˈkaʊ kɑ)

n.
a river in W Colombia: tributary of the Magdalena. 600 mi. (965 km) long.
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We are implementing in Colombia and in Cauca the same principles that we apply in the other countries from which we buy our green coffee, and that are based on three pillars: working hand-in-hand with the producers--either individually or in affiliation with others; sharing with them the knowledge to allow them to achieve higher standards of production; and remunerating them in such a way that makes their production sustainable."
According to the information obtained in the interviews, within the North Cauca Facility, there are no specific official parameters regarding the topic of Human Rights; nevertheless, responding to the guidelines of national order, actions have been undertaken by the direction and the coordination of the academic programmes so that the methodologies and the academic dynamics allow making this concept transversal through the different lectures.
Colonel Fabio Rojas, police chief for the Cauca region where the accident happened, explained that technical issues were to blame for the first helicopter crash. Officials believe that the helicopter failed because of an electrical malfunction, which caused the vehicle to self-destruct.
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Sin embargo, este recurso fue declarado vulnerable y con riesgo moderado de extincion por la Corporacion Autonoma Regional del Valle del Cauca CVC (Castillo & Gonzalez 2007; Maldonado-Ocampo et al., 2012) y en la Reserva Ecologica Cotacachi-Cayapas (Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund [CEPF], 2007), debido a que su distribucion se encuentra restringida a un area y con relativamente pocas poblaciones (Gonzalez, 2006; Micolta, 2012).