By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio will become one of the first Brazilian states to issue a free identity card for craft producers in the state, allowing producers to register and enter the formal market with more ease. The process means that artisans and producers will be able to enjoy the benefits of being part of the formal job market.
Beginning tomorrow, March 29th, Rio’s state tourism company TurisRio will work with the state Craft Program to deliver the identity cards. Distribution of the cards, called Carteira Nacional de Artesão/Trabalhador Manual (National Artisan . . .