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Bolsa Floresta Program

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Amazon
5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
Location City, Country & Regions Interests
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Partners: Amazonas Sustainable Foundation
The Coca-Cola Company
Countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Regions: Amazonas, Colombia, Cuyuni - Essequibo, Orinoco
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jul. 2012  »  Ongoing
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 64%

Project Overview

Conserving the Amanzonian forest through payment for maintenance of environmental services, this program aims to curb deforestation and improve the quality of life for the local population. Specifically, this program finances incentives which allow for the education of the local community on how to sustain this natural resource while making the community responsible for its preservation. There are four types of incentives used throughout this program which include: encoura...

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Conserving the Amanzonian forest through payment for maintenance of environmental services, this program aims to curb deforestation and improve the quality of life for the local population. Specifically, this program finances incentives which allow for the education of the local community on how to sustain this natural resource while making the community responsible for its preservation. There are four types of incentives used throughout this program which include: encouraging the sustainable production of forest products, focusing on the support of education, health, and communication services, providing funding to strengthen local community based associations in the Conservation Units, and a monthly reward for families who make a commitment of environmental preservation and sustainable development.

Project Results

Reduced deforestation in the area and improved quality of life for local residents.

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