The newspaper O Liberal published an article about the Carajás National Forest Extractive Workers’ Cooperative, an initiative supported by Vale, which in 2019 was selected to take part in the Partners for the Amazon Platform’s Acceleration Program, which is backed by Fundo Vale. This organization is now one of the most active workers’ cooperatives helping preserve parts of the Amazon Rainforest. The cooperative collects jaborandi tree leaves and native seeds, which are used by pharmaceutical companies and for reforestation.

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