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Name:
Biraci Yawanawá Jr
If Other:
Business Name:

Coopyawa – Cooperativa Agro-Extrativista Yawanawa

Location:

Brazil

Address:

Rua Floriano Peixoto 473

City:

Tarauaca

State/Province
Zip Code:
Country:

Brazil

Region:
South America
In Business Since:

2014

Phone:
Website:
Do you have experience exporting directly?

No

Describe yourself in 140 characters or less:

Promoting a sustainable economy and cultural appreciation among the Yawanawá Community through ethnotourism and sustainable production.

Bio:

The Cooperativa do Povo Yawanawá (Coopyawa) aims to strengthen sustainable economic activities within the Nueva Esperanza and Ampara communities in the Yanawana do Rio Gregorio indigenous territory, which encompasses 187,000 hectares. Some of their main economic activities are ethnotourism, sustainable agricultural production, and the creation of wood and ceramic goods. Cooopyawa organizes workshops to develop technical skills among community members in order to promote a sustainable economy and cultural appreciation among the Yawanawá community. Coopyawa is the commercial branch of the two yawanawa associations currently representing the Yawanawa community. (See the profiles of the Organização dos Agricultores e Extrativistas Yawanawa do Rio Gregório and ASCY for more information).

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

Biraci Yawanawá Jr

If other, please explain below
Do you export directly?
About Us
The Cooperativa do Povo Yawanawá (Coopyawa) aims to strengthen sustainable economic activities within the Nueva Esperanza and Ampara communities in the Yanawana do Rio Gregorio indigenous territory, which encompasses 187,000 hectares. Some of their main economic activities are ethnotourism, sustainable agricultural production, and the creation of wood and ceramic goods. Cooopyawa organizes workshops to develop technical skills among community members in order to promote a sustainable economy and cultural appreciation among the Yawanawá community. Coopyawa is the commercial branch of the two yawanawa associations currently representing the Yawanawa community. (See the profiles of the Organização dos Agricultores e Extrativistas Yawanawa do Rio Gregório and ASCY for more information).