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COCOA: SUPPORT AND IMPROVEMENT OF THEPOST-HARVEST PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT

Organization
CEPAI
Email: cepaiamazonas2007@gmail.com
Telf. Oficina: +58-248-5214956
Responsible/Coordinator Richard A. Sarmiento
Telf. +58-416-1475692

Description
Project “Young Indigenous Defenders of the Amazon”, which includes training COCOA: SUPPORT AND IMPROVEMENT OF THEPOST-HARVEST PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT, Use and commercialization of cocoa,
Also, CEPAI supports the Yekuana and Wötjüja indigenous communities with the collection of products and with technical support for their transformation to improve the use and income: honey, banana flour, seje oil, fiber chiquichiqui and others.

Location
Amazonas State (Manapiare and Suapure basins)

Beneficiary
Yekuana and Wötjüja

Status
This project began in 1982 with the village Huöttöja that currently produces 120 tons. Financing is needed to complete the collection center, buy new machines and for maintenance