Grant Name:

Biodiversity Conservation in the Suriname-Brazil Border

  • Date Awarded:
    Aug 2003
  • Amount:
  • Term:
    24 months
  • Grant ID:
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation

This grant to the Amazon Conservation Team supports the completion of parallel conservation and management plans for the Tumucumaque region on both sides of the Brazil-Suriname border. Outcomes include planning and implementation of Tirio lands conservation, formulation of indigenous lands tenure security plan/threat analysis, creation and implementation of conservation management and establishment of guard posts to protect the Brazil–Tirio Lands interface, creation of a regional conservation database for coordinating Tumucumaque indigenous park managers, and increased conservation capacity among indigenous organizations.

Related Grants

Amazon Conservation Team (7)

date grant program term amount
Oct 2016 Consolidating Indigenous Territories in the Colombian Amazon Environmental Conservation 24 months $1,000,000
Sep 2014 Reducing Deforestation in the Chiribiquete National Park-Caquetá Mosaic, Colombia Environmental Conservation 24 months $1,001,250
Oct 2011 Suriname Indigenous Land Management Environmental Conservation 14 months $396,885
Jun 2008 Protected area creation and effective management in South Suriname/Northern Brazil Environmental Conservation 39 months $2,278,865
Oct 2005 Indigenous Land Protection in Suriname and Brasil Environmental Conservation 36 months $1,538,000
Aug 2003 Biodiversity Conservation in the Suriname-Brazil Border Environmental Conservation 24 months $837,000
Oct 2001 Biodiversity Conservation in the Northeast Amazon: A Biocultural Approach Environmental Conservation 12 months $407,100

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