Amazon Backyards supports family farmers and Agrarian Reform settlements in the state of Rondônia within the municipalities of Machadinho D’Oeste, Cujubim and Itapuã do Oeste. The initiative assists family farmers and Agrarian Reform settlements in: (i) enrolling their rural properties in the Rural Environmental Registration, and (ii) implementing and conducting research on agroforestry systems (AFS) aimed at recovering altered or damaged legal forest reserves and permanent forest preservation areas
- Center for Studies on Culture and the Environment in the Amazon (Rioterra)
Amazonia SAR implements a deforestation detection system utilizing orbital imaging radar to monitor 950,000 km2 per year (23% of the Amazon biome). Of the total land monitored, 764,000 km2 is comprised of areas under the greatest pressure of deforestation, 144,000 km2 is in the state of Amapá, and an additional 5% of isolated points in the Amazon biome will be monitored due to specific demand.
- Federal Government/Defense Ministry – Operations and Management Center of the Amazonian Protection System (CENSIPAM)
Support the creation, implementation and management of conservation units in the Brazilian Amazon.
- WWF, KFW and etc.
The Amazon Fund provides support to projects related to developing sustainable production in conjunction with conservation in the Amazon Biome. Beneficiaries of The Amazon Fund's supported projects include: traditional communities (indigenous peoples, quilombolas, rubber tappers, riverside populations, family farmers, subsistence agriculturists), rural workers involved in settlement projects, low-income populations at risk of social exclusion, collective undertakings, solidarity economies, non-profit institutions governed under private law, and public administration entities.
- Fundação Banco do Brasil (FBB)
Phase II of The Amazon Fund supports projects that facilitate the development of productive activities promoting the conservation and sustainable use of the Amazon Biome; the initiative benefits traditional communities (indigenous peoples, quilombolas, rubber tappers, riverside populations, family farmers, subsistence agriculturists), rural workers involved in settlement projects, and low-income populations at risk of social exclusion.
- Banco do Brasil Foundation (FBB)
In Rondônia, $ 365,000 will be invested, through the Climate Governance project for Rondônia , which has the following objectives:
(i) Support the regulation and implementation of public policies and structuring instruments to reduce deforestation and promote the protection and sustainable use of forests;
(ii) Encourage private sector engagement, with a view to attracting investments for the implementation of sustainable production models and reduction of deforestation in the state;
(iii) To mobilize and strengthen the capacities of organized civil society to work on issues related to the reduction of deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions, including the reactivation of the State Forum on Climate Change.
- Norad, UNDP, GCF, BVRio, IDESAM, Kanindé
Provides support to promote and expand sustainable forest management through training key players and workers, raising awareness, and applied research in the timber and forest sector of the states of Pará, Amazonas, and Rondônia. The initiative benefits not only workers in the timber and forest sector, but also operators of heavy machinery, forest communities, small rural producers, government agents, engineers, auditors, administrators, researchers, and forest students in both high school and higher education within the three states.
- Tropical Forest Institute (IFT)
Empowers environmental monitoring and control in order to combat illegal deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon over a period of 15 months in regions under the greatest deforestation pressure; utilizes trucks and helicopters to enforce actions in the field.
- Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources (Ibama)
Supports the strengthening of environmental management in the 529 municipalities across nine states in the Legal Amazon through (i) offering training and technical support (ii) disseminating knowledge and information through networks (iii) fostering innovation and promoting liaison with other government levels and general society within the framework of environmental public policies.
- Brazilian Institute of Municipal Administration (IBAM)
Environmental Monitoring of Brazilian Biomes achieves three objectives: (i) Development and enactment of deforestation monitoring systems for the Atlantic Forest, Caatinga, Pampa, and Pantanal biomes (ii) Calculation of CO2 emissions for deforested areas and creation of a proposed Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) for each biome, to be provided to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (iii) Platform development for analysis and visualization of vast geospatial data to benefit the entire national territory through platform development.
- Space Science, Applications and Technology Foundation (FUNCATE) and National Institute of Space Research (INPE)
Supports the development of studies on land use and land coverage in the Amazon biome; expands and improves environmental monitoring by satellites, as performed by the National Institute of Space Research (INPE).
- National Institute of Space Research (INPE)/Science, Applications and Space Technology Foundation (FUNCATE)
Structures the Environmental Operations Company of the National Public Security Agency (FNSP) both physically and operationally to perform environmental operations in the Amazon Biome.
- Federal Government/Ministry of Justice – National Public Security Force (FNSP)
This protection initiative provides support and protection to isolated indigenous peoples and those recently contacted throughout the entire Amazon biome in order to establish physical limits and protect natural resources in settled areas within the territories of these groups and surrounding areas. The project aims to help reduce deforestation in the Amazon.
- Center for Indigenous Work (CTI)
Greener Rondônia supports efforts towards monitoring, preventing, and combating deforestation resulting from forest fires and unauthorized burns in the state of Rondônia by training the Military Firefighters Aerial and Land Operations Base to be built by the State in the capital Porto Velho and purchasing materials and equipment to prepare the military along with four operational stations located in other municipalities throughout the state.
- Firefighters in the state of Rondônia (CBMRO)
Materialize builds a sustainable economic alternative to deforestation by strengthening the cupuassu and açaí berry production sector through the implementation of agroforestry systems. The initiative also increases and modernizes the production capacity of pulp processing units in traditional communities in the Ponta de Abunã river basin (municipalities of Porto Velho in the state of Rondônia and Acrelândia in the state of Acre) to benefit over 800 families associated with conglomerate entities and fruit processing plants.
- Association of Small Agro-farmers in the RECA Project
Implements the Forest Inventory in the Amazon Biome to produce information on forest resources, carbon stocks, and territory use by regional populations.
- Federal Government/Brazilian Forest Service (SFB)
Pact for the Forest supports (i) the consolidation of the production chain of Brazil nuts, and (ii) the strengthening of productive activities related to açaí, cassava flour, and natural rubber in two indigenous lands and three extractive reserves in the state of Rondônia.
- Elaboration and Development of Socioenvironmental Projects (Pacto das Águas)
The state government launched the Plan for Prevention, Control and Sustainable Alternatives to Deforestation - PPCD-RO in 2009, supported by the Ministry of the Environment - MMA, in an attempt to create guidelines for the control of deforestation in the state, structured under four thematic axes :
(i) land use planning and land titling;
(ii) Promotion of sustainable production;
(iii) Command and control actions for the prevention of deforestation; and
(iv) Development of activities for the decentralization of environmental management.
- INPE / MMA
The initiative supports the structure of the National Center to Prevent and Combat Forest Fires (PREVFOGO) programme both physically and operationally, along with training locals to monitor, prevent, and combat forest fires and unauthorized burns in the Amazon Biome through environmental education.
- Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA)
Profisc I-B is organized by the Federal Government to support the activities of Ibama for environmental monitoring and deforestation control in the Legal Amazon.
- Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources (Ibama)
Supports environmental management to prevent deforestation and forest degradation in the state of Rondônia through efforts to protect state conservation units, consolidate the Rural Environmental Registration (CAR), and strengthen municipal environmental management.
- State of Rondônia/State Secretariat for Environmental Development
Sowing Rondônia supports the environmental adequacy of rural properties in the state of Rondônia through (i) the elaboration and implementation of Projects for the Recovery of Degraded and/or Changed Areas in properties of up to four fiscal modules, (ii) rural extension, training, and institutional strengthening of family farmers' associations, and (iii) landscape monitoring and evaluation within the municipalities of Ariquemes, Castanheiras, Cujubim, Itapuã do Oeste, Jaru, Ji-Paraná, Machadinho D`Oeste, Novo Horizonte, Ouro Preto, Presidente Médici, Rio Crespo and Rolim de Moura. Beneficiaries of the project include family farmers and their respective associations, managers and technicians of the state environmental agency, technical assistance and rural extensions, and other members of local society.
- Center for Studies on Culture and the Environment in the Amazon – Rioterra
(i) supports efforts to strengthen environmental management related to developing policies aimed at preventing and controlling deforestation within priority municipalities in the Amazon biome, (ii) supports studies to advance land-title diagnosis in the states of Amazonas, Mato Gross, Pará, and Rondônia in order to expand disclosure on the progress of ongoing efforts towards widespread land-title regularization in the state of Pará, and (iii) supports improvements to PA management in the Calha Norte region in the state of Pará. The initiative benefits population and civil servants residing in the municipalities on the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment's list of priority cities to mitigate deforestation, as well as peoples living in protected areas of the Calha Norte region in the state of Pará.
- Institute of People and the Environment of the Amazon (IMAZON)
The project benefits indigenous communities in the TIs Igarapé Lourdes, Zoró, Rio Guaporé and Rio Negro Ocaia by helping to design and implement Territorial and Environmental Management Plans (PGTA).
- Association in Defense of Ethno-environmental Kanindé
Support for the implementation of the CAR, Program for the Recovery of degraded areas-PRADA for conservation units, all of them in the RESEX of the municipality of Machadinho do D 'Oeste. Of the 14 million Reais, 5 million have already been disbursed.
- Leader: World Bank
- Partners: GEF / FUNBIO / CI / MMA.
Contributes to environmentally sustainable food security and income generation in riverine and agricultural households in communities influenced by hydroelectric projects in the states of Pará, Mato Grosso, Rondônia, and Tocantins by implementing family units of diverse agroecological food production to reduce pressure on natural resources.
- Interstate Agricultural Development Association - ADAI