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Sustainable Productive Chains in the Amazon: A View from the Ground Up

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Friday, 22 November 2019, 2:30

Friday, November 22, 2019. 2:30 PM. Sustainable Productive Chains in the Amazon: A View from the Ground Up. Dr. Lilia Marina Assuncao. More information here.

Abstract:
I will address the context of exploitation of natural resources by traditional peoples in the Amazon and production initiatives based on participatory systems. I will also discuss the challenges of implementing and maintaining sustainable production chains in the social, political and economic contexts. Presenting cases involving organic agriculture in the metropolitan region of Manaus and extractive production processes (oils, Brazilian nuts and pirarucu fish) carried out by riverside and indigenous communities in the state of Amazonas.

Host: Dr. Dave Adams, Department of Environmental Sciences. 

Location  Room 223, Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences Building, 14 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ
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