Peruvian Brazil Nuts

  • Miguel Zamalloa Condori
  • Renatto Francisco Cánepa VegaEmail author
  • Kerry Maegan Hughes
Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)


Miguel Zamalloa is a Brazil nut collector from Madre de Dios in Peru. The Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa H.B.K.), an important Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFP), grows naturally in non-flood terraces of the lowland Amazon forest covering Venezuela, Guyana, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and is abundant in Peru.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Zamalloa Condori
    • 1
  • Renatto Francisco Cánepa Vega
    • 2
    Email author
  • Kerry Maegan Hughes
    • 3
  1. 1.JR. Paraiso MZA, e Lote, 9 A.H, Los Pioneros, Madre de Dios - TambopataTambopataPeru
  2. 2.LimaPeru
  3. 3.Mill ValleyUSA

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