Using Candy and Jam to Protect Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest

rainforest canopy amazon Using Candy and Jam to Protect Brazil's Amazon Rainforest


  • Luiz Henrique Lopes Ferreira is a 22-year-old who makes and sells candies, jam and liqueurs from more than a hundred varieties of local fruit trees.
  • The goal is to show how forest communities that provide economic opportunities can promote biodiversity protection and prevent deforestation.
  • Ferreira’s business has helped 40 families, providing them with food security from the crops they grow and incomes from the products they sell.

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