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Grants

Courtesy of Leonardo Fleck

Woods Hole Research Center

Setting the technical and social conditions for carbon programs in the MAP region

In support of an analysis and planning tools for reducing deforestation and forest degradation and associated greenhouse gas emissions in the tri-national Madre de Dios, Acre, Pando region of the Andes-Amazon basin, currently under threat by the planned paving of the Inter-Oceanic Highway. The project will establish a consultation and capacity building processes with the stakeholders in the region who will both implement measures to reduce deforestation and receive compensation for carbon credits generated from this reduction.

Title: Setting the technical and social conditions for carbon programs in the MAP region
Date Awarded: Jun 2009
Amount: $320,393
Term: 24 months
Grant ID: GBMF2271
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Special Projects in Environmental Conservation
Organization Name: Woods Hole Research Center