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From sister program The Amazon Alternative

Promotion movie SFM in the Amazon

11-06-2013 Latest news

The Amazon Alternative (TAA) is part of IDH's Tropical Timber Program. TAA started their activities in 2009 and the program continues until the end of 2013.


The Amazon Alternative has 3 main goals:

  1. Increase of export of FSC certified timber from the 3 Amazon countries to the Netherlands and Europe with 20.000 m3 timber/year.
  2. Increase of the area of Amazon forest in Brazil, Peru and Bolivia under FSC certified Forest Management with 2.5 million hectares.
  3. Strengthening of the FSC National Ofices in Brazil, Peru and Bolivia.

Check the TAA website to learn more about the program and their results so far.


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