How did remote Amazonian fishing communities overcome a cycle of poverty?

Author: Michele Davies

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"Remote fishing communities in Brazil received low prices for their fish, were unable to afford productive investments, and therefore remained in poverty. By collectively purchasing boats they overcame the market power of intermediaries and broke the cycle of poverty."

Here's the story on VoxDev of how BIG Lab researchers Viva Bartkus and Joe Kaboski worked with Amazonian fishing communities to break free of a poverty trap.