Entries by ahuby

A Brazil nut concessioner’s story

Drive from Puerto Maldonado along the Inter-Oceanic Highway in the direction of Brazil, and you will arrive at the small village of Alegria, or Happiness, home to Peruvian concessioner Felicitas Ramirez. Felicitas earns her living as a Brazil nut harvester, working a 330-hectare tract of primary forest three kilometers from the village. Felicitas has exclusive […]