Opportunities for exporting forest-compatible products in the Brazilian Amazon
About the article: About the article: What activities can boost the low-carbon, regenerative economic development of the Amazon in this decade? The most frequent answers involve the processing of raw materials that are now sold in their raw state, the sale of forest carbon credits and the discovery of new compounds, molecules or materials from its biodiversity. These suggestions are promising, but the risks involved are also high. Instead of evaluating the search for new products or new markets, this article shows that the Amazon has enormous space to expand its participation in the multibillion-dollar markets for the products that its companies already export.
Published by: Amazônia 2030. It is an initiative of Brazilian researchers to develop a sustainable development plan for the Brazilian Amazon.
Who wrote: Salo Coslovsky