Edital “Forest In Foot” It is presented in the municipality of Eirunepé, in Amazonas

18 by April of 2017 - municipal managers, representatives of other government entities and local social organizations had the opportunity to answer questions about the initiative

 
edict team Forest In Foot presented the initiative at the meeting of the Council of Resex Rio Gregory (Photo: Ana Claudia Torres)

The notice “Forest In Foot” It was presented, entre os dias 10 until 12 April, in the municipality of Eirunepé, Amazon (1.159 km of Manaus). During a calendar, municipal managers, representatives of other public power entities and local social organizations had the opportunity to answer questions about the initiative carried out by the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) and Amazon / BNDES Fund, which will invest R $ 2,5 million in sustainable productive activities.

FAS participated, in the city, the meeting of the Board of Extractive Reserve (Resex) Rio Gregório, in addition to conducting joint talks to support local entrepreneurs and potential local organizations by NGOs (NGOs) based in the city, and partners such as the University of the State of Amazonas (UEA), Instituto Federal do Amazonas (Ifam) and Amazonas State Agricultural Development Institute and Sustainable Forestry (Execution).

They were also given notice of promotional materials for distribution in the county seat and the protected areas. “Participation in the meeting of the Council Resex was strategic because they were participating in some of the major institutions working in the region, as well as representatives of rural production departments, social assistance, environment and education. In this region, the main production chain is worked flour. We also have the support of the Bolsa Floresta staff, which has strong connection in the city”, He explained the technical analyst's notice, Silvio Rocha.

In the next weeks, the Notice “Forest In Foot” It will be presented in the municipalities of Tabatinga, São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Carauari, Nova Olinda do Norte and Maués.

Meeting of coordination with the local IFAM (Photo: ?rich Osorio)

Meeting of coordination with the local IFAM (Photo: ?rich Osorio)

Learn more about Notice “Forest In Foot”:

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. They will be supported projects to be implemented preferentially in areas surrounding tiles and protected areas, Amazon and ecological corridors.

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.

Registration for the writing start on Friday (31) and continue until 5 June. The short list (first step) It will be released on 03 July 2017. Information is available on the website: www.fas-amazonas.org/edital.

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