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Name:
Associação Terra Indígena Xingu
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Business Name:

Associação Terra Indígena Xingu

Location:

Brazil

Address:

Av. Mato Grosso, 607

City:

Canarana

State/Province
Zip Code:

78640-000

Country:

Brazil

Region:
South America
In Business Since:

2014

Phone:

(66) 3478-1948 or 1446

Website:
Do you have experience exporting directly?

No

Describe yourself in 140 characters or less:

Representing the Xingu Indigenous Park and its communities through sustainable honey production.

Bio:

The Xingu Indigenous Land Association – ATIX was founded in 1994 when the Xingu leaders who decided to create their own indigenous organization to legally represent and meet the needs of the interest of the Xingu Indigenous Park communities. Since then, ATIX has overseeen the border of the Xingu Indigenous Park, as well as its transport, health and education. We also seek to generate economic alternatives for communities through activities such as selling crafts and honey, always while enforcing and maintaining cultural appreciation of the Xinguanos people.

Our mission is to strengthen the Xingu peoples, preserving their culture and traditional customs, seeking their economic development in a sustainable manner, and ensuring their role in the preservation of natural resources.

In 2015 ATIX was authrorized by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture to operate as an organic certifier, inaugurating the first exclusively indigenous Participatory Guarantee System in the world.

Honors and Awards

Public Management and Citizenship Award , awarded by the Getulio Vargas Foundation and the Ford Foundation, with the support of the National Social Development Bank. The ATIX was awarded for performance in Indigenous Education in the villages of the Xingu .

Number of employees:

1-10

Size of business (annual sales in US$)

<US$50,000

What is your primary language?

English

Products of interest
Sector (check all that apply)

Food and beverage

Type

Manufacturer, marketer

Type (select all that apply)

Grower or harvester

Export to

United States

Sector ( check all that apply )

Food and beverage

Type ( check all that apply )

Standards or Certification Body

Markets (Select all that apply)

Afghanistan

Type ( check all that apply )
Business - First/Last Name

Associação Terra Indígena Xingu

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Do you export directly?
About Us
The Xingu Indigenous Land Association - ATIX was founded in 1994 when the Xingu leaders who decided to create their own indigenous organization to legally represent and meet the needs of the interest of the Xingu Indigenous Park communities. Since then, ATIX has overseeen the border of the Xingu Indigenous Park, as well as its transport, health and education. We also seek to generate economic alternatives for communities through activities such as selling crafts and honey, always while enforcing and maintaining cultural appreciation of the Xinguanos people.

Our mission is to strengthen the Xingu peoples, preserving their culture and traditional customs, seeking their economic development in a sustainable manner, and ensuring their role in the preservation of natural resources.

In 2015 ATIX was authrorized by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture to operate as an organic certifier, inaugurating the first exclusively indigenous Participatory Guarantee System in the world.

Honors and Awards

Public Management and Citizenship Award , awarded by the Getulio Vargas Foundation and the Ford Foundation, with the support of the National Social Development Bank. The ATIX was awarded for performance in Indigenous Education in the villages of the Xingu .