• ISSN: 2155-7950
  • Journal of Business and Economics

The District of Tiquaruçu As Reference in the Use of Social Techonolgy for the Production of Bonsai

Lucivânia da Silva Moura, Alessandra Oliveira Teles, José Raimundo Oliveira Lima   
(Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Brazil)

Abstract: The Incubator of Solidary and Popular Economy Initiatives of the State University of Feira de Santana (IEPS-UEFS) has been trying to call the attention for the great potential of the semiarid region over time. The partnership with a group of family farmers of the district of Tiquaruçu –Feira de Santana (BA) represents this action which tries to value their work, cultivation and trade of ornamental plants, among which bonsai made with caatinga plants. The objective is to understand the relevance of associative organization of social technologies in marks of geographic indication of the activities of a group which produces bonsai with caatinga plants in the district of Tiquaruçu mediated by IEPS-UEFS. The proposal is a theoretical research based on the gathering of information obtained from the work made with the group.  

Key words: economic development; innovation; technological change

JEL codes: O

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