Access and Benefit Sharing
Access to genetic heritage, associated traditional knowledge and benefit sharing happens under the international and national law. Beraca Institute guides those interested in complying with the requirements of the law. Besides, Beraca Institute maintains a project bank embellished from participatory planning in several territories (and can carry out this planning for other regions), so Benefit Sharing resource invests in the most relevant way for the communities and thus achieves its desired socio-environmental impact.
Corporate social responsibility
Several investors and donors at Instituto Beraca are companies that want to invest their resources better and obtain significant socio-environmental impact results. Beraca's income generation innovative work with traditional communities has always caught the attention of companies inside and outside the universe of cosmetics. Therefore, Beraca Institute works with companies that want to develop the potential of supplying non-wood forest products (and others) in the way that Beraca does with its suppliers. In some instances, Beraca can use its purchasing power to qualify and advance income-generating projects in communities.
Publications & Advocacy
Because we understand that the Beraca Institute's activities take place within a framework of community development innovation in supplying non-timber forest products essential for several Brazilian biomes sustainable use, we believe that the dissemination of our work and methodologies is of relevance for the advancement of our mission. Participation in sectoral and governmental events occurs in the same direction.