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Commercialization of spectacled caiman hides with added value

Commercialization of spectacled caiman hides with added value
(September 09, 2011) One of the mid-term objectives of the sustainable harvest of spectacled caiman in the Takana Indigenous Territory (TCO Takana I) is to commercialize added value products in specialized markets.The tanning of leathers for sale as a processed product (and not only salted) was a first step in this direction, which allowed CIPTA and the Matusha Aida Association to increase profits and to distribute additional benefits to the partners and communities sustainably harvesting the spectacled caiman. The...

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