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Fundacao Vitoria Amazonica

Rio Negro Basin Conservation Geopolitics II

For the effective management of a series of protected areas in the lower and middle Rio Negro Basin totaling approximately four million hectares. It is the second phase of a process to help create and implement an appropriate mosaic of protected areas in this region and will include basic management of the Rio Unini Extractive Reserve (833,352 hectares), the Rio Negro State Park - North (146,028 hectares), and Jau National Park (2,272,000 hectares); and will also continue efforts in Serra do Araca State Park (1,818,700 hectares) to redefine the boundaries as it currently overlaps with the Yanomami Indigenous Reserve.

Title: Rio Negro Basin Conservation Geopolitics II
Date Awarded: Apr 2008
Amount: $1,776,915
Term: 35 months
Grant ID: GBMF1728
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Fundacao Vitoria Amazonica