Grant Name:

Rio Negro Basin Conservation Geopolitics

  • Date Awarded:
    Jul 2004
  • Amount:
  • Term:
    36 months
  • Grant ID:
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation

This grant is helping Fundacao Vitoria Amazonica improve the conservation status of approximately four million hectares of protected areas in Brazil's lower Rio Negro Basin. Outcomes include increased technical and administrative capacity, creation and implementation of an extractive reserve on the Unini River (up to 800,000 hectares), management plans for Rio Negro (146,028 hectares) and Serra do Araca state parks (1.81 million hectares), and the revision, update, and implementation of a management plan for Jau National Park (2.27 million hectares)—one of the largest tropical rain forest reserves in the world.

Related Grants

Fundacao Vitoria Amazonica (Amazon Vitória Foundation) (5)

date grant program term amount
Sep 2014 Consolidation of Protected Areas in the Lower Rio Negro Mosaic, Brazil Environmental Conservation 28 months $1,850,000
Jun 2011 Protected Area Governance in the Lower Rio Negro Environmental Conservation 36 months $1,664,385
Apr 2008 Rio Negro Basin Conservation Geopolitics II Environmental Conservation 35 months $1,776,915
Nov 2007 Rio Negro Basin Conservation Geopolitics - Supplement Environmental Conservation 32 months $33,197
Jul 2004 Rio Negro Basin Conservation Geopolitics Environmental Conservation 36 months $865,000

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