Grant Name:

Indigenous Land Protection in Suriname and Brasil

  • Date Awarded:
    Oct 2005
  • Amount:
  • Term:
    36 months
  • Grant ID:
  • 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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date grant program term amount
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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
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