The Aja Shuar Pampantsa Project

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The Aja Shuar Pampantsa Project

Funded by PROAmazonía

General Objective

Strengthen the value chain of non-timber forest products under the Aja system, in the Shuar community of Pampantsa in the Taisha region of Morona Santiago.

 

Description

Together with the Amazon Comprehensive Program for Forest Conservation and Sustainable Production (PROAmazonía), we help build capabilities to generate solutions that strengthen local governance processes.

 

In addition, with a sustainable management and monitoring plan created on NTFPs, we seek to strengthen sustainable production.

Products

We develop essential oils made with ishpingo and aromatic herbs such as lemon verbena and mint.

 

Allies

  • PROAmazonía
  • GAD Parochial Tuutinentza
  • Wiñak Association
  • Kallari Association
  • CONFENIAE
  • FICSH

Target Group

680 people

 

Protected Area of the Forest

3500 hectares of the community forest

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