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About the book

Amazon Your Business is the first ever guide to sustainable Amazon products from the rainforests and rivers of all Amazon countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname.

It presents more than fifty (new) consumer products such as body care products, cosmetics, essential oils, shoes of caiman leather, wild rubber bags, rings of gold, medicines, energy drinks, snacks, wild gourmet chocolate, food supplements and furniture.

The book explains how markets work for forest conservation, development cooperation and poverty alleviation. It contains interviews with ministers, entrepreneurs, consultants, leaders of international organisations and local villagers. A network section with contact info and important websites is included. Preview Treetap Wild Rubber, Green Gold.

Amazon Your Business is a must for entrepreneurs, politicians, governments, economists, university students and anyone interested in the Amazon, nature conservation, poverty alleviation and sustainable development. Amazon Your Business is available in four editions: English, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese. Order your copy now.

The publication of Amazon Your Business has been made possible with financial support of the OTCA-DGIS-GTZ-programme of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization OTCA, Amazonat Ecolodges, Both ENDS, Conservation International, Hivos, International Tropical Timber Organization ITTO, Pequeno Foundation, SECO, Solidaridad, Triodos Foundation, UN-organization UNCTAD, Union for Ethical BioTrade and Worldwide Fund for Nature WWF.

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