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Instituto Socioambiental

Rio Negro Basin Protection

This grant helps Instituto Socioambiental strengthen stewardship of the biodiversity and natural resources in the Amazon’s Rio Negro Basin—the largest drainage system on the planet, contributing 40% of the water in the Amazon Basin. Outcomes include the addition of one million hectares in new protected areas, improvement of management in indigenous territories (10.6 million hectares) in the Upper Rio Negro Basin, and design of a 23-million-hectare northern Amazon ecological corridor.

Title: Rio Negro Basin Protection
Date Awarded: May 2004
Amount: $2,852,000
Term: 48 months
Grant ID: GBMF429
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Instituto Socioambiental