Cooperativa Interestadual das Mulheres Quebradeiras de Coco Babaçu (CIMQCB)

Indigenous People(s): Non-IP traditional communities
Country: Brazil
Product(s): Babacu oil, Babacu flour, Handicrafts, Babacu soap
Description: CIMQCB organizes coconut collectors in producter community groups with the mission of fully utilizing the babassu coconut and effectively marketing its products. CIMQCB is organized into six branches from the following regions: São Domingos do Araguaia in the state of Pará; São Miguel in the state of Tocantins; Esperantina in the state of Piauí; and Empress, Quarries and Viana in the state of Maranhao, with the headquarters located in the capital, São Luis. These six branches consist of 134 associated members of 36 productive groups, processing babassu and developing products such as babassu coconut soap, oil, flour (starch ) and crafts made of babassu shells and straw.
Number of producers: 0 aprox.
Conservation Area: Various territories in Para and Maranhão, Piaui and Tocantins
Location: ua 10, Quadra 14, Casa 35, Bairro Bequimão, São Luis (MA) , Pará, Maranhão, Piaui, Tocantins
Contact: Cledeneuza Maria
Telephone: MIQCB (98) 3268 - 3357
Source of Information: Consulted in March 2016. Link.
Additional information: Link 1

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