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Grants List


Courtesy of WWF and Rubens Matsushita/ICMBio - Man rubber tapping a tree in Cazumbá, an ARPA region. Rubber tapping provides a sustainable source of income for many in the Amazon.

World Wildlife Fund

Amazon Protected Area Project (ARPA)

This grant supports the collaborative endeavor known as the Amazon Region Protected Areas (ARPA) programme. In response to World Wildlife Fund's Forest for Life Campaign, the Brazilian government pledged to place 10% of its of biologically rich forest under conservation protection. ARPA was developed to help implement that commitment. Outcomes include creation, establishment, and management of 14 sustainable-use reserves covering nine million hectares in two large forested blocks.

Title: Amazon Protected Area Project (ARPA)
Date Awarded: Aug 2002
Amount: $15,581,000
Term: 48 months
Grant ID: GBMF183
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: World Wildlife Fund

Other grants to World Wildlife Fund (37)

ARPA for Life Fund Commitment $15,000,000 Nov 2013
Completing ARPA Phase II $1,172,069 Nov 2012
Completing ARPA $495,000 Mar 2012
Kamchatka Salmon Fisheries Reform $2,665,166 Mar 2009
Amazon Headwaters Initiative $466,433 Jan 2008
Education for Nature Program $3,457,000 Dec 2004
Amazon Headwaters Initiative $2,351,000 Aug 2003
ARPA Bridge Funding $2,400,000 Jun 2002
All Grants