Grant Name:

Building a Large-Scale Biodiversity Conservation Network in the State of Amazonas

  • Date Awarded:
    May 2008
     
  • Amount:
    $3,126,632
     
  • Term:
    32 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF646.01
     
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation
     
 
 

For a partnership with the State of Amazonas Environment and Sustainable Development Agency, to increase and improve the State's existing protected area system, and increase the capacity to carry out such a program. This grant will: support creation of at least 10 new protected areas, totaling no less than 1.2 million hectares (five of them within a frontier zone); effective management of 10 new and 5 existing protected areas amounting to 10.6 million hectares; and develop sustainable policies and test their effectiveness in order to support the Amazonas State protected area system.

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