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The challenge of small farming free from deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon

The transition of thousands of cocoa and coffee farmers in the Amazon to a deforestation free sustainable production is possible but comes with serious challenges that need to be taken into consideration by the multiple stakeholders involved in the cocoa and coffee supply chains. Watch the testimony of Irene Chamaya, founding member of Colpa de Loros, a Cocoa Farming Cooperative in the Region of Ucayali, Peru, that promotes sustainable and deforestation-free cocoa. Video presented at GLF Amazonia during the session “The transition to deforestation-free family farming in the Amazon as a strategy to reduce deforestation: the case of Peru”. September 2021. Session link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byxDo.

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