Amazon Fund's Annual Report for the year 2014
The main objective of the Amazon Fund is to provide support to projects to prevent, monitor and combat deforestation, as well as for the conservation and sustainable use of forests in the Amazon Biome.
By the end of 2015 the Amazon Fund have approved 80 projects
Approved projects amount to US$ 566 million. Disbursements totaled US$ 223 million, of which U$ 39 million (17% of total) this year.
2015 Global Landscape Forum (Paris)
More than 3.000 people came together at the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum in Paris on the 5th and 6th of December to forge solutions to the planet’s greatest climate and development challenges through sustainable land use. Follow the link below to hear Juliana Santiago, the Amazon Fund’s Department Head, at the final plenary session of this event.
Podcast with Juliana Santiago, Department Head of the Amazon Fund
Watch on the following link the interview given by the Head of the Amazon Fund to Rajesh Mirchandani of the Center for Global Development (CGD). The interview was taped on the launch by the CGD of the study 'Look to the Forests: How Performance Payments Can Slow Climate Change".
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