Artisan’s House - Instituto Ecológica

Artisan’s House - Instituto Ecológica

Artisan’s House

Artisan’s House in Taquaruçu

Community Development
Biodiversity Conservation
Knowledge Enhancement
Technology Transfer Climate Change Water Resources
Ecosystem Cerrado
Localization Taquaruçu/TO
Legal Framework National Funding
Project Status Completed
Fundraising Modality Exclusive
Fundraising Status Closed

Local Context

The Artisan’s House is located in Taquaruçu, 25 km from Palmas, state of Tocantins. The house was built by the Ecologica Institute in partnership with the Palmas City Hall, and administered by the Taquaruçu Artisans Association.

Project Description

Inaugurated in 2002 to strengthen local community’s social and economic development, providing opportunities for training, integration, income generation, as well as cultural, educational and social activities. The house aims to enhance and unite the local artisans, exhibiting handmade products. It also contains seedling nursery.


  • Social and economic development of the local community.
  • Knowledge dissemination.
  • Sustainable development.
  • Income generation.
  • Union of local craftsman.


  • Training.
  • Integrations.
  • Cultural activities.
  • Exhibition of handmade products.
  • Seedling nursery.