Trocano News

Buyers found for locally-produced honey

Stingless bee farmers to start generating income Following the well-attended stingless bee breeding courses held in July and August, the Trocano Project is pleased to report that the course participants have found buyers, to buy exclusively the honey produced in the communities of Borba. The Trocano Project team is overjoyed at the success of this… Continue reading Buyers found for locally-produced honey

Picarucu rescued in Municipality of Borba

Six young pirarucu fish were rescued and donated to the Environmental Secretariat in Borba. The young fish were donated to SEMTMA, the Secretariat for Environment in Borba. They were taken to the Lira Lake in the municipality's preservation area.  The pirarucu were rescued from the Mapiá road area within the Municipality of Borba, Amazonas.  The… Continue reading Picarucu rescued in Municipality of Borba

Local Borba resident records video of thanks

Cocoa producer Joel talks about the Trocano Project bee training benefits for local Borba residents. Joel is a member of the São José community, In this video he describes the positive impacts of the stingless bee breeding courses and Trocano Project benefits for local Borba residents and producers.   https://vimeo.com/747666844 Trocano Project benefits for local… Continue reading Local Borba resident records video of thanks

Municipal Secretary talks about the Trocano Project

The Municipal Secretary of Tourism and Environment in Borba talks about the impact of the Trocano Project. Here is a video from Rafael Pantoja, the Municipal Secretary of Tourism and Environment for the Municipality of Borba, Amazonas, where the Trocano Project is located.  Rafael first became aware of the Trocano Araretama Project when he was… Continue reading Municipal Secretary talks about the Trocano Project

Rural Farmers of the Trocano Project

The Trocano Project Team visit rural farmers in the project area in July 2022. Our local project manager, Joaquina Lourenco accompanied by Trocano team member Luana Ferreira recently visited the community of Axinim as part of the team delivering the Stingless Bee Breeding (Meliponiculture) Training Course.  Whilst there, they took the opportunity to get to… Continue reading Rural Farmers of the Trocano Project