The Brazilian organization, an iCS grantee, was one of those awarded by the World Economic Forum with a conservation project for the Amazon and the generation of income through the creation of stingless bees

The World Economic Forum selected the Peabiru Institute, an iCS grantee, as one of the initiatives that will participate in their community of innovators. Those selected came from the competition “Trillion Trees: Forest Communities and Value Chains Challenge.” The project that competed for the award was a work of over 15 years with the creation of stingless bees as a social technology aimed at the conservation and protection of the Amazon and its biodiversity. There is also the logic of income generation for the traditional and quilombola communities. Learn about all the winners.

The project in one of the locations in the Brazilian Amazon. Credit: Disclosure Peabiru Institute

 

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