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Grants List

Grants

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Wildlife Conservation Society

Biodiversity Protection and Consolidation of Protected Areas in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela.

This grant to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) supports work to strengthen 7 landscape sites, a total of 10.22 million hectares, in the Amazon Basin. Work includes the protection of biodiversity in Amana and Piagacu-Purus sustainable development reserves in Brazil; Yavarí-Miri landscape in Peru; Madidi and Kaa-Iya del Gran Chaco National Parks in Bolivia; Yasuni National Park in Ecuador; establishment of the Yavari Valley protected area (1.5 million hectares); and enhancement of community-based protection of the Caura watershed in Venezuela (4.5 million hectares).

Title: Biodiversity Protection and Consolidation of Protected Areas in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela.
Date Awarded: Jul 2006
Amount: $7,681,000
Term: 36 months
Grant ID: GBMF331.01
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Wildlife Conservation Society