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Students of Jesús-María Cristo De la Yedra School (Granada) visit the traditional irrigation channel of Huétor Vega with the Local Irrigator Community.

Students of Sierra Blanca School (Lugros, Granada) visit their Cultural Landscapes with the president of the Local Irrigator Community.

Alpujarra High School (Orgiva, Granada) visits the traditional irrigation system of High Mountain in Pitres (Granada).

At the Sierra Blanca School in Lugros (Granada) we carry out a StoryTelling about the historical irrigation system.

Students of Sierra Blanca School (Lugros, Granada) develop a field notebooks about their Cultural Landscapes.

Students of Sierra Blanca School (Lugros, Granada) learned about the traditional irrigation systems through cooperative games.

Students of differents educative center of the study area of Sierra Nevada design, as co-researchers of MEMOLA project, their ideal model for the temporal exhibition about the traditional irrigation systems that will be held in 2017 in Parque de las Ciencias (Granada). To collect these ideas, Education, Pedagogy and Social Education university students collaborate carrying out MEMOLA education activities. 

At the moment, the schools of various levels involved are:


In MEMOLA Project we are working with several schools across the four study areas, focusing on the knowledge of cultural heritage from various perspective and disciplines.




Cáñar (Alpujarra-Granada) is located in the southern slope of Sierra Nevada at 1014 meters altitude. Its origins as a settlement date back to late antiquity. Although the possibility of a previous settlement is not excluded, what is clear is that the Muslim influence in the landscape still persists today, especially in the irrigation systems and cultivation terraces, with numerous channels and irrigation ditches interconnected.