I attended Colombia's 2023 Nature Mart Conference in September 2023 and participated in one of the 6 tour options that were offered prior to the conference in various regions of the country. Each of these focused on community-based initiatives geared to conserve the environment and to help the local people. This is keeping in line with the government's emphasis on Regenerative, instead of Sustainable tourism. The graphic below shows the difference.
Jim has been an agent for over 20 years and has specialized in South America for much of that time