Asociación Tsatsayaku

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Indigenous People(s): Kichwa
Country: Ecuador
Product(s): Cocoa, Coffee, Guayusa
Description: The Association is made up of 140 Kichwa and settler farming families from 13 communities dedicated to the production of organic cocoa, coffee and guayusa. These products come from "chakras" under agroforestry systems, where cocoa, coffee and guayusa are associated with different kinds of timber trees. Mission: "To produce, market and industrialize quality fine aroma cocoa and its derivatives under international standards and organic technology, efficiently, with social and environmental responsibility, and at the fair price enshrined in the policies of sumak kausay."
Number of producers: 140 aprox.
Supporting Agencies: European Union
Location: Nueva Esperanza community, Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola canton - Puyo, Pastaza. On the Puyo - Tena highway, Puyo, Pastaza
Contact: David Moreno
Telephone: +593 99 596 2669
Source of Information: Canopy Bridge visit to Ecuadorian rainforest, September 2015

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