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Courtesy of Fernanda Preto, 2008

Fundação Amazônica da Defesa da Biosfera

Large-Scale Biodiversity Conservation Network in the Amazon State

Fundacao Djalma Batista, in partnership with the State of Amazonas' Environment and Sustainable Development Agency, is using this grant to increase and improve the protected-area system in Amazonas, Brazil. Amazonas, in northwestern Brazil, is comparable in size to Western Europe and presents a significant opportunity to design and implement large-scale conservation networks in the Brazilian Amazon. Outcomes include increased technical and administrative capacity, creation of six new protected areas (up to six million hectares), and implementation and effective management of new and existing Amazonas protected areas (12 areas totaling 1.2 million hectares).

Title: Large-Scale Biodiversity Conservation Network in the Amazon State
Date Awarded: Nov 2004
Amount: $2,060,000
Term: 36 months
Grant ID: GBMF646
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative