AGENDA

  • 22 September 2021
  • 12:30-14:00

Building a forest-based economy in the Amazon – How a bioeconomy can provide climate resilience, economic development, and ensure the survival of the Amazon’s biodiversity

Virtual Room 3 - EN

As renowned scientists Tom Lovejoy and Carlos Nobre have put it, “The tipping point is here, it is now. A modern vision of the Amazon must include truly innovative elements to create profitable bioeconomies that would immediately eliminate illogical and short-sighted economies.” Join Amazon Conservation for an open and meaningful dialogue on what it takes to build a profitable bioeconomy that keeps the Amazon standing for generations to come. Hear from local community members, Indigenous Peoples, and experts about the building blocks of sustainable forest-based businesses, how local efforts can be scaled up, and what local people are doing to build climate resilience and adaptation into their livelihoods.

Building a forest-based economy in the Amazon – How a bioeconomy can provide climate resilience, economic development, and ensure the survival of the Amazon’s biodiversity