Protecting the Amazon in Brazil

by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Summary

Bolsa Amazonia is a regional organization dedicated to developing sustainable enterprises in rural forest communities of Amazonia.
$468
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
13
years active

Challenge

Building from its local successes, Bolsa Amazônia has representative offices in all Amazonian countries and assists thousands of families with opportunities for employment.

Solution

With a focus on sustainable agriculture and agro-industrialization, Bolsa Amazônia assesses market demand for locally produced sustainable products.

Long-Term Impact

Bolsa Amazônia supports development of related goods, including coconut fiber gardening items, banana flour, frozen fruit pulp, honey, oils, and hand-made paper and handicrafts.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.equatorinitiative.org
Bolsa Amazonia internationally recognized
Technical committee recognizes Bolsa Amazonia
Equator Initiative homepage
Equator Initiative in the news

Organization Information

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.undp.org
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Funded Project!

Thanks to 4 donors like you, a total of $468 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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