Iracambi

Saving Forests: Changing Lives. Located in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, one of the worlds top five biodiversity hotspots, Iracambi "works with community leaders to make the conservation of the rainforest more attractive than its destruction."

Iracambi
Fazenda Iracambi
Rosario da Limeira, MG 36878-000
Brazil
55 31 3956 0454 / 32 3723 1297
http://www.iracambi.com

Director

Robin Le Breton

Management Team

Robin Le Breton, Gustavo Toledo, Sergio Matos, Binka Le Breton, Tim Masson

Board of Directors

Fabiola Neves, Robin Le Breton, Gustavo Toledo, Sergio Matos, Binka Le Breton, Tim Masson

Project Leaders

Binka Le Breton

Mission

Saving Forests: Changing Lives. Located in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, one of the worlds top five biodiversity hotspots, Iracambi "works with community leaders to make the conservation of the rainforest more attractive than its destruction."

Programs

1) Managing Natural Resources - Environmental Protection Areas, forest restoration, payment for ecosystem services, community focused GIS collecting data and generating maps for conservation planning in the communities. 2) Developing Sustainable Communities - community skills training, participatory conservation planning, socio-environmental policy work and rural enterprise generation. 3) Researching ecosystems. Inventorying fauna and fauna, monitoring forest regrowth and stream ecology.

Statistics on Iracambi

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2011: $139,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $170,000
  • Other funding sources: InterAmerican Foundation, Partners of the Americas, Fundacao Boticario, Fundacao SOS Mata Atlantica, IUCN, individual donations
  • Religious Affiliation: none