Luis Enrique López Reyes

Luis Enrique López Reyes

Luis Enrique López Reyes

Luis Enrique López Reyes was born in one of the oldest towns on the Chiapas coast, Huehuetán or Huehuetlán (place of the old people), in a family dedicated mainly to the cultivation of fruit trees, such as tamarind, jocote and mango, in addition to corn and bean. He is a biologist by training, graduated from the University of Sciences and Arts of Chiapas and a teacher by conviction, since he has dedicated himself to teaching since his university life. He worked in research for the biological control of the screwworm in cattle and has been a teacher in front of the group, a technical pedagogical advisor (mainly for groups of indigenous teachers in the region of Los Altos de Chiapas), and a collaborator and advisor to the PAUTA project (Programa Adopt a Talent). He is currently the director of a telesecundaria school and a member of the Red Chiapaneca de Huertos Educativos. Participating in the School Gardens and Food, Community and Learning Diplomas helped her turn her eyes to Mother Earth. Together with parents, teachers, students and 211 social organizations, it has promoted the work of school gardens and the rescue of food produced by the communities, in order to keep the native seeds of these regions alive and value the food produced, from orchards to family plots.