Central Cerrado: Eco-social Products

This project fosters food production with ingredients that are naturally found in the Cerrado (the Brazilian savannah), and merges various experiences to revise traditional recipes passed on from generation to generation. What's created is the socioeconomic development of local communities through the sustainable use of natural resources.

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The History behind Central Cerrado: Eco-social Products

The story began in 2004 when a group of women met to merge their varied life experiences in the Cerrado with their expertise on the traditional food from the region, generally passed down from generation to generation. An informal group was formed, and today includes 21 local projects from more than 8 states in the region that focus on developing 25 value chains pertaining to extractivism, agricultural extractivism and traditional family farming, including the Babassu palm production chain.

Brasília, DF

Through the use of culinary recipes, products with an economic and social origin are created based on native ingredients: pulps, creams, oils, pâtés, sauces, nuts and, especially, bakery products. This format encourages the environmental preservation of the region, an area that boasts the second largest biome in South America and renowned as the richest savannah in the world. The project empowers the local community and encourages the sustainable use of natural resources, as well as preserving history through cuisine. Moeda provides working capital to improve and develop the products, assists in acquiring materials and supplies, gives technical training to workers and streamlines production.

Why this project needs investment?

Goals

Create economic autonomy, Broaden the network of cooperative women and Add value to products to have higher financial returns.

Needs

Working capital, Purchase of materials and supplies, Technical training and Streamlining production

Project Impact

By investing in this project, you'll have the opportunity to impact the lives of more than 2,000 people engaged in the production chain. Take a look at the process' progress and see how you can offer your support.

Where the project is at this moment?

Moeda's technical assistance team offers full support throughout each project's entire life cycle: from selecting the best candidates to evaluating results. Blockchain technology is used to audit each of these phases, therefore ensuring efficiency, trustworthiness, and transparency.

Central Cerrado is at Phase 2 · Contract

Application

Selection Process

Project Details

Feasibility Analysis

Economic and Financial Analysis

Customized Loan Plan

Contract

Action Plan

Credit Grants to Cooperative

Follow up and Monitoring

Results and Impact Metrics