Report about the SDSN Amazonia Award 2021 - FAS - Fundação Amazônia Sustentável

Report about the SDSN Amazonia Award 2021

Report about the SDSN Amazonia Award 2021
junho 15, 2022 FAS

Report about the SDSN Amazonia Award 2021

Capa de publicação em inglês da SDSN Amazônia e Fundação Amazônia Sustentável (FAS).

The SDSN Amazonia Award 2021 has as its theme “Solutions for a New Amazon Bioeconomy” and aims to honor the solutions – innovative projects, technologies, scientific research, business models, institutional mechanisms, educational models, political instruments or a combination of them – that are being implemented by the members of the Network so as to boost the Amazon Bioeconomy and thus, proposing an economic alternative to the main pressures and unsustainable economic activities in the region such as: deforestation, illegal mining, land grabbing, large-scale farming, among others.

The 2021 edition of the award was held in partnership with the Amazon Green Economy and Bioeconomy Hub, the Foundation for Amazon Sustainability (FAS) as well as having the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) and the Amazon Friends Institute (iAMA) as financial supporters. The great winner of this edition was the project “Sustainability of the Fish Production Chain with the Use of Residues for the Production of Functional Supplements”, conceived and executed by the Environment and Health Society Coordination of the National Institute for Research in the Amazon (INPA).

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