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Amazon Conservation Team

Biodiversity Conservation in the Suriname-Brazil Border

This grant to the Amazon Conservation Team supports the completion of parallel conservation and management plans for the Tumucumaque region on both sides of the Brazil-Suriname border. Outcomes include planning and implementation of Tirio lands conservation, formulation of indigenous lands tenure security plan/threat analysis, creation and implementation of conservation management and establishment of guard posts to protect the Brazil–Tirio Lands interface, creation of a regional conservation database for coordinating Tumucumaque indigenous park managers, and increased conservation capacity among indigenous organizations.

Title: Biodiversity Conservation in the Suriname-Brazil Border
Date Awarded: Aug 2003
Amount: $837,000
Term: 24 months
Grant ID: GBMF339
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Amazon Conservation Team