Forest In Foot notice is presented to public officials and residents of the RDS Uatumã

8 by April of 2017 - Notice invest $ 2,5 million in sustainable production initiatives in the Amazon

Presentation of the notice in the RDS Council Uatumã (Photo: Cristiano Gonçalves)

On June 7 April, In the Notice Forest Foot was presented at the Sustainable Development Reserve (Reserve) do Uatumã. The participants schedule storage unit residents, municipal councilors, além de representantes de Organizações Não-Governamentais e do poder pUblico de Itapiranga e São Sebastião do Uatumã que atuam na unidade de conservação. The notice, held by the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) and Amazon / BNDES Fund, invest $ 2,5 million in sustainable productive activities.

The announcement was made during the meeting of the Board of Uatumã RDS for board members. The event was held at the base of the Department of Climate Change and Protected Areas Management (Demuc), the Secretary of State for the Ambienta (Sema). At the time, a equipe da FAS também realizou articulação de apoio à organizações locais e potenciais empreendedores locais por parte das ONGs e poder pUblicos presentes.

In the next weeks, the Notice “Forest In Foot” será apresentado nos municípios de Eirunepé, Tabatinga, São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Carauari, Nova Olinda do Norte and Maués.

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 tender started on 31 March and continue until the day 5 June. The short list (first step) It will be released on 03 July 2017. Information is available on the website: