Misael serves as the President of Departamental Federation of Açaí and Amazonian Fruits of Pando (FEDAFAP), in Bolivia, a regional association representing rural families and farmers across the Pando Department who seek to not only use Amazonian Forest products for economic income, but also as a way for the sustainable development of the country, with respect for the environment. Through his leadership, Misael advocates for improved conditions around collecting, processing and marketing local forest products to ensure the sustainability of this environmental-friendly livelihood and way of life. Misael is also an Açaí producer in the Porvenir Integrated Management Natural Area (ANMI).
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