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Instituto Socioambiental

Protected Area Monitoring Database

Instituto Socioambiental is using this grant to strengthen stewardship of the biodiversity and natural resources in the Amazon’s Rio Negro Basin. The Rio Negro is the largest drainage system on the planet, contributing 40% of the water in the Amazon Basin. Outcomes include maintenance of an up-to-date database (with internet-accessible maps) of protected areas in the Brazilian Amazon.

Title: Protected Area Monitoring Database
Date Awarded: Aug 2005
Amount: $207,960
Term: 7 months
Grant ID: GBMF828
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Instituto Socioambiental