Edital “Standing in Forest”, partnership between FAS and the Amazon Fund, will launch in Manaus

24 of March of 2017 - Notice disburse R $ 2,5 million for projects of up to R $ 150 thousand a maximum of two years


The Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) release, the next day 31, the notice “Standing in Forest”, initiative in partnership with the Amazon Fund / BNDES to support projects to be implemented preferably in surrounding areas and mosaics of protected areas, Amazon and ecological corridors. The launch event will be at 14:30 in the FAS headquarters in Manaus, located at Rua Alvaro Braga, 351, Parque Dez, Zona Centro-Sul.

Designed as a new component of the project “Bolsa Floresta More”, supported by the Amazon Fund, the notice “Standing in Forest” It aims to encourage private-sector organizations, nonprofit, formal and regular implementing sustainable productive activities. Furthermore, the announcement will enable entrepreneurs to community-based, contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDSN), and strengthen the grassroots associations creating more sustainable financial mechanisms for investment in community social infrastructure in the state of Amazonas.

The announcement disburse R $ 2,5 million for projects of up to R $ 150 thousand a maximum of two years. In addition to financial support, FAS will offer preparation courses and project management, and technical assistance to selected. The announcement of the guidelines were built jointly by FAS team with experts, riverine indigenous leaders and, technical government of Amazonas and the Amazon Fund.

During the launch, They will present the notice requirements. Confirm presence on the link: https://goo.gl/forms/bIIH1Ea5tvf4N46I2