Startup Profile

Nosso Mangue

Maceió, AL, Brazil

We work with the recovery of mangroves through carbon compensation

The Problem:

The startup tackles urgent environmental and social issues, focusing on hunger, affecting 36.6% of Alagoas' population, double the national average. Nosso Mangue empowers vulnerable communities, turning them into mangrove guardians, providing income, sustenance, and improving their lives. It fights mangrove deforestation, already at 20% nationwide, endangering ecosystems and worsening climate change. Brazil's 12% contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions is another challenge addressed.

The Solution:

Nosso Mangue is a company that has innovation as the main pillar, solving one of the biggest current problems that is the emission of greenhouse gases. Through the carbon compensation service through the mangrove areas being recovered. It is configured as B2B, B2Gov. The performance of Nosso Mangue takes place at Pontal da Barra, a neighborhood located in Maceió/AL that has fishing as one of the main sources of income in which he has a fishermen dating from the 70s with estimated 150 associated fishermen and currently has an estimated population of about 5,000 thousand.

The Differentiator:

Nosso Mangue works in strengthening the belonging of community residents (fishermen, seafood, riverside and others), teaching about the importance of preservation, conservation, preservation of mangroves areas, but also inserted this process, such as employment/income generation . The company's methodology is based on popular and scientific knowledge, so that something is constructed from the cooperation of all. Our differential from our competition and that we are creating the carbon compensation market through the mangrove that has a much larger carbon sequestration efficiency compared to other ecosystems. Besides working with generated social impact.

Biggest Achievement:

We were first in the BNDES Garage Programs Impact Business 2022, Northeast Startup, GDH Industry today's generation. We left in small businesses and big business, Globo and Linkedin.

Programme themes:

Nature Based Solutions AND Sustainable Agriculture & Forests

Team members:

Mayris Nascimento


Alvaro Altenkirch