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Courtesy of the Amazon Conservation Team

Amazon Conservation Team

Indigenous Land Protection in Suriname and Brasil

This grant helps the Amazon Conservation Team address the most pressing threats to Trio lands in both Suriname and Brazil, as well as building the Tirio's capacity to patrol and manage their cross-border territory. Outcomes include establishment of a 1.5 million-hectare officially recognized Tirio indigenous reserve in Suriname, mitigation of the threat of Alcoa Dam for Tirio lands in Suriname, training of Tirio to map and patrol 4.94 million hectares of indigenous lands in Suriname and 4.26 million hectares in Brazil.

Title: Indigenous Land Protection in Suriname and Brasil
Date Awarded: Oct 2005
Amount: $1,538,000
Term: 36 months
Grant ID: GBMF633
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Amazon Conservation Team