Bella Altura community


Indigenous People(s): Tacana
Country: Bolivia
Product(s): Handcrafts
Description: The Bella Altura Community (made up of indigenous people originally from Tacana) makes handicrafts. The raw material is harvested in the northern Amazon region. The beauty of the color and texture of their products make them unique, highly marketable, and they maintain the culture and customs of the Tacana.
Conservation Area: Madidi National Park.
Location: San Buenaventura Municipality, Iturralde
Source of Information: The GEF Small Grants Program. "Communities contributing to Biodiversity: Biodiversity Products from Latin America and the Caribbean." The GEF. The United Nations Development Program Bureau for Development Policy (BDP). 2010. PDF. Accessed Jun 2015. Link.
Additional information: Link 1

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