Subprogram of Income Generation

Paradise Community, RDS Cujubim Photo: Edelson Gomes

The PBF Floresta investments are directed to the sustainable production arrangements and decided interactively. The goal is to boost the productive chains in the communities that are fulfilled by the program, seeking to contribute to improve the economic activities that already exists and co-create others inside the innovation and sustainable development perspective.

The main productive chains supported by PBF are: cacau, açaí, pirarucu, Amazon nut, vegetable oils, rubber, managed wood, handicrafts and communitarian basis tourism. Agroforestry systems, lake managements, aviculture, communitarian groceries store and small commercial enterprises are also supported. The participatory process to choose the investments and the administrative flexibility of FAS, allows the resources to be widely applied, including infrastructures and equipments as well as services and qualifications.

The support to the productive chains was one of the main highlights of 2014. In addition to the investments, it was realized 41 workshops about income, which counted with a total of 2,079 participants involved in the planning of investments and in specific actions of capacitation in handicraft work, tailoring, tourist assistance, forest management, pricing products, support to entrepreneurship, management of entrepreneurship linked to the touristic activity, among others.

Entrepreneurs supported by Foot in Forest Notice participate in exchanging experience in Manaus

Participants of income generation projects supported by FAS share entrepreneurial community practices, sustainable development and environmental conservation

Delivery of arapaima: fish bought in online store is now delivered to the consumer's home

Partnership between FAS and Onisafra launches online sale of exclusive service managed Arapaima the Middle Solimões, with the delivery of the product directly to the customer's residence

Workshop discusses entrepreneurship Community Business in the Amazon context, na established by FAS

cooperatives, Amazon producers and partners associations, Roraima and Para exchanged experiences and reflected on the challenges of the business community in the Amazon region

Small-scale miners Rio Madeira take part in exchanges in Peru

ore mining models less harmful to the environment developed in the Amazon have been on the agenda

Defender of the Amazon, Miss Brasil 2018 Mayra Dias becomes FAS ambassador

Candidate for Miss Universe Amazon contribute to publicize the importance of the region and the Goals of Sustainable Development (SDSN), UN

Blockbuster, Fair Pirarucu and Tambaqui in FAS has stock closed on the second day

River fish stock were sold quickly. The fair was scheduled to take place Friday (14) to sunday (16)