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Name:
Isaque Mopilo Tava Surui
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Business Name:

Associação Soenama

Location:

-11.084227364236595, -61.32499694824219

Address:

Terra Indígena Sete de Setembro. Aldeia Iratana. Linha 10, Km 60.

City:

Cacoal

State/Province

Rondônia

Zip Code:

76960-970

Country:

Brazil

Region:
South America
In Business Since:

2012

Phone:

+55 69 9 99108275

Website:
Do you have experience exporting directly?

Yes

Describe yourself in 140 characters or less:

The Babaçu Toroya Paiter Suruí Project was conceived by the Soenama Association and provides for the full use of babaçu coconut

Bio:

The Soenama Paiter Suruí Association of the Iratana and Mauíra Villages was founded in the year of 2012 by a group of indigenous of the Paiter Surui who live in the Iratana Village located on Indigenous Land Sete de Setembro.
Based on traditional knowledge and practices, the actions developed by the Association is the indigenous cultural strengthening and income generation by the babaçu coconut multiple use. Among the various forest resources used by the Paiter people, Babaçu occupies a special place due to the great wealth of babaçu that exists in the Indigenous Land and by the variety of products obtained from it. The fruit of the babaçu is part of the day to day of the natives who use the palm straws to cover the "tapiri" (House, hollow, shed) and for baskets, oil as medicine and almonds and flour mesocarp for food, being one of the bases of food security.

The Babaçu Toroya Project Paiter Suruí was conceived in 2013 by the Soenama Association and foresee the full use of the coconut collected in the forest. They produce Babaçu oil, Flour of the Babaçu mesocarp, coal and handicrafts, always with the participation of young people and women in the stages of production.

The valorization of the indigenous culture allied to its economic development based on the management of non-timber products further promotes the territorial protection and the maintenance of its forest. The Babaçu project meets various legal instruments that support and promote indigenous productive initiatives of their culture and based on the sustainable use of natural resources within their territories for commercial purposes. Obtaining FSC® certification by the Soenama Association has the goal to provide to the consumer products with ethnic and territorial guarantee and managed in a sustainable way.

Number of employees:

1-10

Size of business (annual sales in US$)

<US$50,000

What is your primary language?

Portuguese

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Grower or harvester

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Brazil

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Isaque Mopilo Tava Surui

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About Us
The Soenama Paiter Suruí Association of the Iratana and Mauíra Villages was founded in the year of 2012 by a group of indigenous of the Paiter Surui who live in the Iratana Village located on Indigenous Land Sete de Setembro.
Based on traditional knowledge and practices, the actions developed by the Association is the indigenous cultural strengthening and income generation by the babaçu coconut multiple use. Among the various forest resources used by the Paiter people, Babaçu occupies a special place due to the great wealth of babaçu that exists in the Indigenous Land and by the variety of products obtained from it. The fruit of the babaçu is part of the day to day of the natives who use the palm straws to cover the "tapiri" (House, hollow, shed) and for baskets, oil as medicine and almonds and flour mesocarp for food, being one of the bases of food security.

The Babaçu Toroya Project Paiter Suruí was conceived in 2013 by the Soenama Association and foresee the full use of the coconut collected in the forest. They produce Babaçu oil, Flour of the Babaçu mesocarp, coal and handicrafts, always with the participation of young people and women in the stages of production.

The valorization of the indigenous culture allied to its economic development based on the management of non-timber products further promotes the territorial protection and the maintenance of its forest. The Babaçu project meets various legal instruments that support and promote indigenous productive initiatives of their culture and based on the sustainable use of natural resources within their territories for commercial purposes. Obtaining FSC® certification by the Soenama Association has the goal to provide to the consumer products with ethnic and territorial guarantee and managed in a sustainable way.