Grant Name:

Los Amigos Conservation Concession

  • Date Awarded:
    Oct 2001
     
  • Amount:
    $3,800,000
     
  • Term:
    60 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF94
     
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation
     
 
 

This grant supports the Amazon Conservation Association’s efforts to create the world's first conservation concession and a research center in the Los Amigos watershed of southeastern Perú. Outcomes include implementation of the 1.6 million-hectare conservation concession, protecting of 340,000 acres of old-growth Amazonian forest; creation of a world-class center for tropical ecosystems and resource management; construction of a wilderness ecological research station; creation of an integrated Amazon conservation science program; training of Amazonian conservationists and biologists; publication of materials for training, education, science, and decision-making; and development of a model 25,000-acre Brazil nut concession based on modern management techniques.

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Jul 2014 Consolidate Manu-Tambopata Conservation Corridor to mitigate forest conversion in Madre de Dios, Peru. Environmental Conservation 31 months $2,100,000
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Oct 2012 Consolidate Manu-Tambopata Conservation Corridor to mitigate forest conversion in Madre de Dios, Peru Environmental Conservation 14 months $999,997
Nov 2008 Corridor-based Mitigation of the Inter-Oceanic Highway, Peru Environmental Conservation 36 months $2,256,244
May 2005 Cloud Forest Concession Environmental Conservation 36 months $2,487,510
Jan 2004 Financial Investment and Conservation Outcome Software Environmental Conservation 36 months $55,000
Oct 2001 Los Amigos Conservation Concession Environmental Conservation 60 months $3,800,000

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