UADY – Universidad Autonoma De Yucatan
UADY is a group of professors and researchers that develops participatory action research (PAR) projects. The main participants in these projects are members of the rural communities where we work, as well as students who are knowledgeable about both the problems in rural economies and the management of natural resources.
UIMQROO – Universidad Interculutural Maya de Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo, Mexico
The Intercultural Mayan University of Quintana Roo (UIMQRoo) is part of a network of innovative higher education institutions known as intercultural universities that incorporate the traditional knowledge of Mexico’s indigenous peoples into the educational model. Their mission is to contribute to the socioeconomic development of the state of Quintana Roo and the region through the training of professionals (associates, undergraduate, and graduate students) and the development and implementation of innovative knowledge via an intercultural, multi-lingual educational model that has a strong link to different local, state, national, and international sectors. In addition, recognizing and promoting activities that advance the study, development, and strengthening of the Maya language and culture of the Yucatán Peninsula.