Grant Name:

Building Leadership Capacity for Forest Conservation in the Andes-Amazon Region

  • Date Awarded:
    Dec 2004
     
  • Amount:
    $1,910,000
     
  • Term:
    36 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF529
     
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation
     
 
 

With this grant, the University of Florida is providing both graduate degree and non-degree fellowships for students from the Andes-Amazon region to study in its Tropical Conservation and Development and Working Forests in the Tropics programs. Outcomes include a workshop and training of a minimum of 30 Andes-Amazon region professionals; three, two-year positions in Andes-Amazon conservation institutions filled with University of Florida graduates; six, one-year fellowships for interdisciplinary academic programs at University of Florida and consequent return and employment in country of origin; support for six faculty members (three from University of Florida, three from in-country Andes-Amazon institutions) in a one-year exchange program; and 10 Andes-Amazon professionals with MSc or PhD degrees graduated from the University of Florida.

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