Grant Name:

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
     
 
 

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.

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