Table 3. Total volume and value of Brazil nuts reported stolen in 2006 and 2007 combined. Values in USD based on mean price/year paid to collectors by middlemen during the 2006 ($0.46/kg in Pando; $0.40/kg in Acre) and 2007 ($0.50/kg in Pando; $0.44/kg in Acre) harvests.


Pando, Bolivia Acre, Brazil
Variable N Mean (SD) Range N Mean (SD) Range
Amount stolen (kg) 104 1498 (1810) 23–11,500 9 216 (158) 58–483
Percent of harvest (%) 104 22 (19) 0.82–100 9 10 (7) 0.5–23
Value (USD) 104 719 (875) 11–5750 9 90 (67) 23–202