Pesticide alert in traditional communities of Acara

Project: Research

Project Details


Research conducted in 2019 with a community affected by palm oil plantations and related contaminated contributed to a public report on the situation that in turn led to public investigation

Key findings

Despite gaining certification for 'green' production and export, major palm oil companies in Brazil's Amazon contribute to community displacement, violence and contamination of waterways, soils and air with health effects that demand further investigation
Effective start/end date5/06/1927/08/20

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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