The Bioeconomy concept emerged in recent years as a silver bullet to halt deforestation, promote economic growth and reduce poverty in the Amazon. Despite this enthusiasm, there is little clarity about what exactly bioeconomy means. In this session, we invite voices from across the Amazonian region to reflect with us, including representatives from Indigenous communities, youth, entrepreneurs, academics and policymakers. Is there in fact one Amazonian bioeconomy? What are the most effective paths to promote socioenvironmental development in the Amazon?
Ivaneide Bandeira CardozoLeader
Kanindé Ethno-environmental Defense Association
Karina PinascoExecutive Director
Amazónicos por Amazonía (AMPA)
Fundación Para La Conservación Y Desarrollo Sostenible (FCDS) los departamentos de Meta y Guaviare
Uma Concertação pela Amazônia, Coalizão Brasil Clima, Florestas e Agricultura
Danilo FernandesProfessor e Pesquisador
Núcleo de Altos Estudos Amazônicos (Naea), Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA)
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