Latitud Sur works on the development of indigenous communities of the upper Amazon in strict respect of local equilibrium (social, economic, environmental…).
In this sense with intend to:
- Promote local know-how and ancestral knowledge providing the necessary support for their development.
- Maintain community cohesion by paying fairly the actors involved in our projects.
- Highlight the natural resources of these territories while using them on a sustainable way.
- Participate in material and economic self-sufficiency of these people in order to keep them away from the tentation to exploit nature in a destructive way.
- Improve the living conditions of marginalized populations
Our projects in Sustainable Development
Mission: Sustainable production of aguaje vegetal oil (Mauritia Flexuosa) as an alternative fairtrade way of revenues and as an added-value product from the rainforest.