Mamirauá Institute

Maraã, State of Amazonas, 69490-000

The Mamirauá Sustainable Development Institute was created in April 1999. It is a Social Organization fostered and supervised by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations. Since the beginning, the Mamirauá Institute has developed its activities through research, natural resource management and social development programs, mainly in the Middle Solimões region, Amazonas state.

The objectives of the Mamirauá Institute include the application of science, technology and innovation in the adoption of public strategies and policies for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in the Amazon. They also encompass the construction and consolidation of models for the economic and social development of small riverside communities through the development of socially and environmentally appropriate technologies.

Source: accessed on 12/03/2021 and translated using Google Translate platform.


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The INCREDIBLE project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can play an important role in supporting sustainable forest management and rural development, by creating networks to share and exchange knowledge and expertise. ‘Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation to highlight the value and potential of NWFPs in the region.


Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement Nº 774632