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Neotropic Foundation of Brazil project promotes the creation and management of Municipal Environmental Councils through training

por Rodolfo Portela, Fundação Neotrópica do Brasil     Até o momento, quase 200 atores sociais foram diretamente beneficiados pela iniciativa em 11 municípios do estado do Mato Grosso do Sul O PROJETO Buscando a criação e o fortalecimento de Conselhos Municipais de Meio Ambiente, a Fundação Neotrópica do Brasil, com o apoio do Fundo …

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The project begins & #8220; Multiscale quality monitoring in the São Lourenço River basin & #8221; in Mato Grosso

    ¹A bacia do Rio São Lourenço possui uma área de cerca de 22.000 km² e consiste em uma das principais formadoras do Pantanal de Mato Grosso, integrando a região hidrográfica do Rio Paraguai. Além disso, possui trechos que compõem o corredor ecológico Cerrado-Pantanal e é formada, em sua maior parte, por áreas-chave para …

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Cerrado Network: 27 years of articulation of traditional peoples and communities

por Thays Puzzi, assessoria de comunicação da Rede Cerrado Apoio do CEPF e DGM/Brasil conseguiu multiplicar ações de fortalecimento e integração entre as mais 50 organizações associadas Constituída na década de 1990 durante a ECO-92 por um conjunto de entidades que, naquele momento, viram na articulação em rede uma estratégia de luta e resistência, a …

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Meet the Observatory of Socio-Environmental Conflicts of MATOPIBA

por Karla Oliveira, via Faculdade de Planaltina da Universidade de Brasília Este ano foi realizada a oficina “Lançamento do Observatório dos Conflitos Socioambientais do Matopiba”. Esta é uma iniciativa da Faculdade de Planaltina da Universidade de Brasília e da Fundação de Empreendimentos Científicos e Tecnológicos (FINATEC), e com o apoio do Fundo de Parceria para Ecossistemas Críticos (CEPF, …

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Weevils in the wild

The boll weevil (Sporophila maximiliani) is one of the rarest and most endangered birds in Brazil, and populations in the wild are currently unknown. The last record in the wild occurred at the end of 2014, where a small population was located in the interior of the state of Mato Grosso, which has not been seen since. At the …

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LAPIG Announces Launch of Cerrado Knowledge Platform

      Dear Colleagues, Exclusively, we announce the launch of the Cerrado Knowledge Platform & #8221; UFG / LAPIG project, supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB). http://cepf.lapig.iesa.ufg.br Although it is a test version, it already has some features, highlighting the subplaces of use of the…

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For an isolated community in Brazil, knowledge is power

The Kalunga community is using mapping data to defend their land and traditional way of life translated from the text published by Marsea Nelson, Senior Communications Manager of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Several hundred years ago, in Brazil, fugitive slave groups established communities & #8211; known as quilombos. Many of these…

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Cerrado: 31 Protected Areas Receive Action Plan by 2030

by Renata Peña, via WWF-Brazil There are more than 3.5 million hectares of extreme beauty and diversity of plants, animals and medicinal herbs, as well as quilombola communities and indigenous lands. All this natural and socio-cultural richness is preserved in a set of 31 Protected Areas located in the Cerrado, between the north and northwest of Minas…

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Promoting Governance and Conservation of Water Resources in the Cerrado

The main threat to Cerrado biodiversity is deforestation. And most of the remaining original vegetation cover has been subject to various types of interference. For the past five decades, the biome has been the main area of agricultural expansion and consolidation of Brazilian agribusiness, leading to the loss of half of the…

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Baru productive chain - good, clean and fair

by Luana Campos, via ECOA Typical chestnut from the Cerrado, baru (Dipteryx alata) has been gaining more and more space inside and outside the country, with high added value. This is because, in addition to the great taste and its proven health benefits, the fruit of baruzeiro has a strong socio-environmental component. The subject was addressed in the “1st…

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Field research seeks to value the ways of life of traditional peoples and communities of the Cerrado

by Bruno Santiago, Communications Advisor for the National Cerrado Defense Campaign Between September and October 2019, the National Cerrado Defense Campaign visits traditional communities and peoples of the Mirador-Mesas Corridor region, located in the states of Maranhão, Piauí and Tocantins. The reason for roaming is the realization of…

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Composting in Traditional Generating Communities

by Mario Alberto Santos, via Federal University of West Bahia (UFOB) This leaflet is a didactic guide to assist in the installation of a composting model made within the Pedagogical Workshop for the treatment of organic solid waste and the production of agricultural inputs. This workshop comprises the activities of the Productive Backyard Project, Agroecology and…

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Documentary #8220; The Cerrado is a Piece of Me #8221;

via WWF-Brasil The production and collection of native Cerrado fruits allows the conservation of the biome that has already lost 50% from the original area, as it keeps the native trees standing and curbs the deforestation of the area. Since 2010, WWF-Brazil has encouraged agro-extractivism and the formation of cooperatives as an alternative to protect the…

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In the month of the Cerrado, traditional peoples and communities raise voices in defense of the biome

Thays Puzzi, Communication Officer of the Cerrado Network IX Cerrado People Meeting and Fair, promoted by the Cerrado Network, was attended by approximately seven thousand people. Seminars, workshops, shows and marketing of sociobiodiversity products moved the federal capital from September 11 to 14 Cerrado: what reminds you of him? Same …

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Projects in the Cerrado received CEPF visit this September

This September, some projects that are supported by CEPF Cerrado and are nearing completion, were visited by CEPF director and grant manager Peggy Poncelet and Deborah Miller and the Regional Implementation Team. Some projects visited were & #8220; Avoiding the extinction of the Brazilian Merganser & #8221; and #8220; Saving the Panalto Roller & #8221 ;,…

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Guide “Herbs and shrubs for restoration of the Cerrado: no-till” available on CEPF Cerrado website

The guide & #8220; Herbs and shrubs for restoration of the Cerrado: no-till & #8221; authored by Alexandre Bonesso Sampaio, Jose Felipe Ribeiro, Gustavo Barros Rocha, Fabiana Souza and Lais Nehme and published by the Cerrado Seed Network. With support from CEPF Cerrado and Brazil's International Institute of Education,…

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Critically endangered Cerrado miner tree engages researchers and society for conservation

The faveiro-de wilson, whose scientific name is Dimorphandra wilsonii Rizzini, from the legume family (Fabaceae), is an endangered species, “Critically Endangered” category. It is endemic to central Minas Gerais, in the transition from the Cerrado to the Atlantic Forest, that is, it does not exist anywhere else in the world. Per …

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Araguaia Institute launches call for project coordination & Conservation of Pithecopus ayeaye, related species and their ecosystems & #8221;

The project & #8220; Conservation of Pithecopus ayeaye, related species and their ecosystems & #8221;, which is run by the Araguaia Institute for Environmental Protection Association and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and International Institute of Education (IEB), aims to implement conservation strategies for amphibian Pithecopus ayeaye and related species, provided for in the National Plans…

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Guide & #8220; Seeds, Seedlings & Restoration in Southeastern Goiás & #8221; available on CEPF Cerrado website

The guide & #8220; Seeds, seedlings and restoration in southeastern Goiás & #8221; by Helder Consolaro, Monique Alves, Maxmiller Ferreira and Daniel Vieira. This guide is the result of technical and financial cooperation from the Federal University of Goiás, Catalan Regional, Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology, Serra do Facão Energia SA (Sefac) and…

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New climate smart investment arrangement aims to promote sustainable land and water use in the Cerrado region of Minas Gerais

original text available via IUCN Global coffee brands and environmental organizations support an innovative program led by the Cerrado Water Consortium Patrocínio, Minas Gerais, Brazil, August 8, 2019 & #8211; An innovative and smart investment arrangement to protect biodiversity and water supply in the country's central highlands has begun…

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Riacho dos Machados Rural Workers Union launches reference term for contracting services in project supported by CEPF Cerrado

The & #8220; Caring for the Cerrado and Promoting Life & #8221; project, which is run by the Riacho dos Machados Rural Workers Union and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Institute for Brazil (IEB), aims to qualify 70 families of farmers farmers of the communities distributed in the territory of Riacho dos Machados (MG), which…

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Global coffee brands and organizations endorse innovative program led by Cerrado Water Consortium

via Agrícola News / Source: Cerrado Water Consortium This month will begin an innovative climate-smart investment program aimed at preserving biodiversity and water supply in the Cerrado Mineiro Region, the only Designation of Origin for coffee in Brazil, a major supplier of high quality coffee. quality, responsible for 12% of national coffee production. …

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Xavante Etenhiritipá Association starts project focused on governance and payment for environmental services

On July 9, the CEO of the Xavante Etenhiritipá Association (AX), Jurandir Siridiwe and the researcher Fernanda Viegas Reichardt, met in São Paulo with the Regional Prosecutor of the Republic of the 3rd Region (4th CCR / MPF) and Water Connection Project of the Federal Public Prosecutor, Sandra Akemi Shimada Kishi. The reason for this…

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Instituto Oca Brasil launches public notice for RPPNs Management Plans in a project supported by CEPF Cerrado

The Project Design and Integrated Implementation of Federal Private Reserves in the Chapada dos Veadeiros Region, which is run by the Oca Brazil Institute and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and Brazil's International Institute of Education. (IEB), aims to promote new Private Natural Heritage Reserves - RPPN and the implementation of RPPNs…

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Community-based ecotourism in the quilombola community Furnas da Boa Sorte, MS advances with training and infrastructure

by WWF-Brasil and Mamede Institute Community-based Ecotourism in the quilombola community Furnas da Boa Sorte, Corguinho / MS, advances with course in communication and marketing and the installation of tourist signposts Another meeting marked the process of implementation of Base Ecotourism Community in the Quilombola Furnas da Boa Sorte Community, in Corguinho / MS. Rica…

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III Meeting of Research, Extension and Dissemination of Conservation Units of Vão do Paranã and Surroundings

via AVA / ICMBio / MMA The Vão do Paranã region is of high importance for the conservation of biodiversity and caves. In this region there are four federal and three state and one municipal conservation units. Since 2014, when the first meeting was held in the city of Mambaí, the number of scientific researches has increased significantly.

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Project supported by IEB and CEPF Cerrado participates in Brazil Environmental Management Forum 2019

The coordinator of the project Evaluation and Strengthening of the Cerrado Municipal Conservation Units, Luiz Paulo Pinto, from the Ambiental Ltda. Team, participated in the Brazil Environmental Management Forum 2019 (FBGA 2019), held from June 26 to 28, in Campinas. , SP. The FBGA was conceived by the National Association of Municipalities of…

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Grande Sertão Veredas National Park turns 30 years old

by Renata Andrade Peña via WWF-Brasil The landscape is spectacular: it comes when you least expect it. The water is abundant: they are paths out of sight, surrounding every corner you look at. Hundreds of endangered species survive, including the jaguar, the giant anteater and the maned wolf. All this rich biodiversity is protected from…

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Rede Cerrado launches campaign for IX Cerrado Peoples Meeting and Fair

via Rede Cerrado It's ALL OR NOTHING! The campaign of collective funding for the IX Meeting and Fair of the Cerrado Peoples is in the air. Do you know why this meeting is important? Held since 2001, the Cerrado People's Meeting and Fair is a great space for exchanging experiences and…

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The 2nd National Protected Areas Mosaic Workshop is held in Brasilia

Today began in Brasilia the II National Workshop on Mosaics of Protected Areas, which continues until June 13 gathering some representatives of the recognized mosaics in the country. There are currently 25 recognized mosaics in Brazil, 16 at the federal level and 9 at the state level. The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF Cerrado), with…

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Approved in Goiás the first internal regulation of a quilombo in Brazil

Quilombo Kalunga Association Initiative to Model Other Quilombola Communities by Quilombo Kalunga Association The Quilombo Kalunga Association (AQK) finalized in May the preparation of its bylaws, a pioneering project at the national level. The bylaws establish rules for the environmental and territorial management of the Kalunga Historical and Cultural Heritage Site (SHPCK), for the recognition of…

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Urban Municipal Conservation Units in the Cerrado

by Luiz Paulo Pinto, Environmental 44 Information and Projects on Biodiversity Ltda. Municipal protected areas are one of the pillars of the Cerrado's biodiversity conservation strategies by playing a key role in connecting the natural landscape, protecting populations of native fauna and flora species, and maintaining environmental services…

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Projects supported by IEB and CEPF Cerrado presented their results at the Brazilian Symposium on Remote Sensing

From April 14 to 17 it was held in the city of Santos & #8211; SP the XIX Brazilian Symposium on Remote Sensing (SBSR). Among the various activities of the Symposium, we highlight the Thematic Session entitled “Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS): Sensors and Applications”, coordinated by CEPF Cerrado partners, Dr. Gustavo Manzon Nunes, from…

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WWF-Brasil will promote course for creation of conservation and conflict management units of Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu Mosaic

WWF-Brasil as part of the project Strengthening Integral Territorial Management in the specially protected areas of the Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu Mosaic will promote the course “Creation of Conservation and Conflict Management Units in the Protected Areas of the Sertão-Veredas Peruaçu Mosaic” #8221; May 21st and 24th (2019) at the SESC de Januária, Minas Gerais. The workload will be…

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What is an RPPN? Private Reserve of Natural Heritage

By Yuri Salmona, Cerrados Institute Protecting ecosystems is a task for everyone, not just the state. Rural landowners play an important role in this task because before being an agricultural producer they are unconditionally natural resource managers. I say this because the farmer depends on the climate, soil nutrients, pollination, availability and…

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Meeting promotes strengthening of Municipal Environmental Councils in Mato Grosso do Sul

The Pro-Cerrado COMDEMAS Union project, which is run by the Neotropic Foundation of Brazil and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB), aims to to strengthen the Municipal Environment Councils (COMDEMAs), in order to subsidize local decisions that contribute to the conservation of the Cerrado and…

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Workshop on production and marketing of agro-extractive products from the Cerrado

The project Strengthening Integral Territorial Management in the Specially Protected Areas of the Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu Mosaic, which is implemented by WWF-Brazil and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Institute for Education of the Brazil (IEB), has the objective of integrating and strengthening the management of the specially protected areas of the Mosaic. In order to highlight…

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The fruits of the Cerrado available in São Paulo

By Renata Andrada Peña via WWF-Brasil From now on, cassava flour, sesame seeds, monkey pepper, indaiá coconut flour and two varieties of pestle rice are now part of the set of products regularly offered in the biome box, inaugurated. in 2016 at the Pinheiros Municipal Market in São Paulo. They…

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New population of plateau dove was discovered in Cerrado

Original text by Margaret Sessa-Hawkins / BirdLife International In February 2019, the SAVE Brasil (BirdLife Representative in Brazil) team began to hear exciting reports from members of the communities surrounding the Botumirim State Park in the state of Minas Gerais. The community has reported sighting of Columbina cyanopis (Critically Endangered), a species popularly known as…

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1st Meeting of Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor COMDEMAS

The Pro-Cerrado COMDEMAS Union project, which is run by the Neotropic Foundation of Brazil and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB), aims to to strengthen the Municipal Environment Councils (COMDEMAs) in order to subsidize local decisions that contribute to the conservation of the Cerrado…

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Timbira People Articulation for PNGATI implementation

via Indigenist Work Center In partnership with the Wyty Catë Association of the Timbira Maranhão and Tocantins Communities, the Indigenous Work Center has just started the project “Articulation of the Timbira Peoples for PNGATI implementation”, which aims to foster the implementation of the National Environmental and Territorial Management Policy of…

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Project Focus: Buriti - Income Generation for Youth and Women, Conservation of Veredas and Chapadas

Vereda is a type of Cerrado plant formation that is surrounded by typical, usually humid fields, with the presence of the buriti palm (Mauritia flexuosa). This type of ecosystem ensures humidity even in dry periods, making it a refuge for fauna and flora. The Buriti project & #8211; income generation for young people and women,…

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Project Team & #8220; Avoiding the Merganser Extinction & #8221; records species in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Goiás

by Gislaine Disconzi, Instituto Amada Terra The project Avoiding the extinction of the Merganser in the Veadeiros Corridor & #8211; High Landing & #8211; Kalunga, which is run by the Amada Terra Institute, and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and Brazil's International Education Institute (IEB), carried out a field expedition this April in the Park. …

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Productive Backyard, Food Security and Agroecology Project provides educational material focusing on public policies for traditional territories and communities

The book Public Policies for Traditional Territories and Communities was prepared as a didactic material for the 1st Pedagogical Workshop of the Productive Backyard, Food Security and Agroecology project in the Guará River Valley, São Desidério, Bahia, which is executed by the Federal University of Western Bahia (UFOB) and Bahia Polytechnic School Foundation (FEP Bahia), and…

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Project in focus: Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor

The Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor project: filling social and environmental gaps, which was implemented by ECOA and was supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Brazilian International Institute of Education (IEB), was closed in the month. of January (2019) and aimed to assist the revegetation and conservation of the Cerrado, by strengthening non-timber extraction…

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Considered extinct in the state of Minas Gerais, weevils are reintroduced in a protected area in the north of the state.

via Instituto Ariramba The boll weevil (Sporophila maximiliani) is one of the rarest and most endangered birds in Brazil, and populations in the wild are currently unknown. The last record in the wild occurred at the end of 2014, where a small population was located in the interior of the state of Mato Grosso, which has not been seen since. In the rest of…

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Opportunity: Key Biodiversity Areas Partnership Recruit a Regional Focal Point for Latin America

via Rainforest Trust Thirteen of the world's leading conservation organizations have established an ambitious new partnership to identify, map, monitor and conserve key biodiversity areas (KBAs) through the application of the KBA Standard. The KBA Focal Point in Latin America will lead and support activities and report to the Head of Secretariat. It will implement…

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CEPF Cerrado and IEB Select 5 Small Support Projects in 3rd Call for Letters of Intent 2018

The Regional Implementation Team (RIT) of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF Cerrado) makes official the outcome of the selection process for the Third Grants Call of Intent (CDI) 2018 Small Support / Small Grants. In response to the announcement We received a total of 76 projects, including Small and Large Support. The proposals initially went through a screening where they were reviewed…

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Course Creation and Management of Municipal Conservation Units in the Cerrado will be offered in Goiânia

Ambiental 44, responsible for the project “Evaluation and Strengthening of Cerrado Municipal Conservation Units”, which is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB), in Together with the Laboratory of Image Processing and Geoprocessing (LAPIG / Federal University of Goiás) and MvB Associated Consultants, will offer the course Creation and Management…

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Jurumi Institute opens opportunity in project supported by IEB and CEPF Cerrado

The Uebelmannia buiningii Donald (Cactaceae) Ecology and Recovery project, which is run by the Jurumi Institute and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Brazilian Institute of Education (IEB) , aims to propose a recovery plan for Uebelmannia buiningii, an endemic cactus from the Serra Negra region in the Espinhaço Range (Minas Gerais). This plan will be…

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Projects in focus: Agroforestry providing ecosystem services

From December 1 to 2, 2018, the Rio São Bartolomeu de Mutua Network Association Cooperation - Rede Bartô promoted a course in the implementation of agroforestry systems in partnership with expert Felipe Caltabiano, through the Agrofloresta project that provides ecosystem services. support from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership (CEPF)…

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Cerrado Seed Network opens opportunity for technical and communication advisory services in a project supported by CEPF Cerrado

The Seed Market and Restoration Project: Providing Environmental Services and Biodiversity, which is run by the Cerrado Seed Network and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and Brazil's International Institute of Education ( IEB), operates in the main links of the native seed production chain: the seed collectors, the…

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Instituto Oca Brasil launches notice for Georeferencing area in a project supported by CEPF Cerrado

The Project Design and Integrated Implementation of Federal Private Reserves in the Chapada dos Veadeiros Region, which is run by the Oca Brazil Institute and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and Brazil's International Institute of Education. (IEB), aims to promote new Private Reserves of Natural Heritage - RPPN and the…

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Project seeks to strengthen environmental management and governance of local governments for biodiversity conservation

Ambiental 44 Ltda., Responsible for the project “Evaluation and Strengthening of Cerrado Municipal Conservation Units” supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Brazilian International Institute of Education (IEB) , was represented at the last meeting of the year of the Working Group (WG Brazil) coordinating the project “Protected Areas and…

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Workshop promoted by Rede Cerrado in November brought together representatives of traditional peoples and communities

In order to debate and dialogue about territorial rights, including land disputes and conflicts, especially in the countryside, and to learn about new forms of territorial guarantee, which the Cerrado Network promoted on November 6 and 7, in Brasilia, the I Territories Workshop. The meeting brought together representatives of peoples and communities…

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Neotropic Foundation of Brazil opens opportunity for vacancies in the Union project of COMDEMAs Pro-Cerrado

The Pro-Cerrado Union of COMDEMAs project, which is run by the Neotropic Foundation of Brazil and is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and Brazil's International Institute of Education (IEB), aims to strengthen COMDEMAs, in order to support local decisions that contribute to the conservation of the Cerrado and to the…

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Peruaçu: The Silent Scream of the Path

The Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu Mosaic project, which is run by the Pró-Natureza Foundation and has the support of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB), aims to promote the strengthening management of the Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu Mosaic. The Sertão Veredas – Peruaçu Mosaic (MSVP) is a set of protected areas located on the left bank of the São…

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Training in Cerrado seedling production brings together traditional peoples and communities in Mato Grosso do Sul

In November, the community of Aldeia Brejão promoted a practice in the production of Cerrado seedlings, through the Alvor Brejão Seedling Nursery Project for Agroforestry Production. This project receives support from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Brazilian International Institute of Education (IEB). The training workshop involved representatives of the…

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IEB hires Grant Manager for CEPF Cerrado

  Brasilia, November 29, 2018 The IEB (Brazilian International Institute of Education) is a non-economic Brazilian civil association created in 1998 whose mission is to “strengthen social actors and their leading role in building a just and sustainable society”. . IEB's institutional objectives are: to promote the effectiveness of…

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Project promotes training in production of seedlings of native Cerrado species in Aldeia Brejão, Mato Grosso do Sul

The Seedling Nursery Project for Agroforestry Production in Aldeia Brejão, which is run by the Hanaiti Yomomo Association (AHY), aims to include indigenous people in the community development process, ensuring a sustainable alternative in food security, the use of new social technologies, sustainable use of Cerrado soil and plant species, as well as the aggregation…

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IEB and CEPF promote in November Third Cerrado Project Call

The International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB) invites civil society organizations, community groups, businesses and other stakeholders to make presentations on the 3rd Cerrado Hotspot Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Notice. In addition to the presentation of the announcement, training will be held, focused on projects already contracted by CEPF. The presentation of the announcement and the training were already…

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Projects in focus: Sustainable Production Practices

  The project & #8220; Sustainable Production Practices as Promoters of Conservation of Biodiversity in the Urucuian Hinterland & #8221; promotes and strengthens the productive chains associated with the sustainable use of natural resources and ecological restoration through the diversification of agro-extractive production with sustainable management through the collective structuring of families within the Sustainable Family Farming Cooperative…

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People's Land Films the Plateau Roller

  The plateau dove (Columbina cyanopis) is one of the rarest birds in the world and was missing for almost a century until a small population was rediscovered in May 2015 in Minas Gerais. Due to its rarity, the species was listed in the Probably Extinct category, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Environment. According to BirdLife / IUCN's list…

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Debate on economic instruments and ecological identity for Forest Code implementation

  In August the Strategic Conservation (CSF-Brazil), the Forest Code Observatory (OCF) and the Brazilian Fund for Biodiversity (Funbio) promoted the & #8220; Debate on economic instruments and ecological identity for the implementation of the Forest Code & #8221. The event takes place within the framework of the project “#8220; Implementation of Environmental Reserve Quotas (CRA) in Maranhão and opportunities in…

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Agenda: X ICMBio Seminar & #8220; Strategic Research for Social and Environmental Development & #8221;

  Began on Tuesday (18/09) the X Research Seminar and X Scientific Initiation Meeting of the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio). This year, the theme is “Strategic Research for Social and Environmental Development”. The event brings together researchers, ICMBio servers, students and stakeholders. The event runs until tomorrow and has round tables…

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Projects in focus: Buriti - income generation for youth and women, conservation of Veredas and Chapadas

  In August the Cooperative Grande Sertão, which runs the Buriti project - income generation for youth and women, conservation of Veredas and Chapadas with support from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB), made a visit to Belém (PA) in order to consolidate and build…

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Rede Cerrado launches new website in event that brought together associated and partner entities

Composed of 54 member entities and about 300 grassroots organizations, Rede Cerrado, which resumed the activities of the Executive Secretariat earlier this year, brought together affiliated and partner institutions for a celebration to celebrate National Cerrado Day. On the occasion, there was the launch of the new website of Rede Cerrado that is already…

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Political Strategies for the Cerrado were launched in Brasilia on 09/04

  The document & #8220; Political Strategies for the Cerrado & #8221; It was the result of a process of collective construction by various civil society organizations, such as the Centro de Vida Institute (ICV), the International Institute of Education of Brazil (IEB), the Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM), the Society, Population and Nature Institute. (ISPN), Socio-Environmental Institute (ISA), Rede Cerrado and WWF-Brasil. …

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The 1st Meeting of the Midwest Environmentalists took place in Brasilia

    From August 22 to 23 (2018) the 1st Meeting of the Midwest Environmentalists took place in the auditorium of the Hotel Nacional, promoted by the National Network to Combat Wild Animal Trafficking (RENCTAS), executed through the project & #8220; I FENACO - Forum of the Midwest Environmental Entities & #8221 ;, which has the support of the…

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TRASE launches 2018 yearbook with data on the sustainability of production chains

* The Trase 2018 Yearbook - Sustainability of production chains: risk of deforestation in Brazilian soybean exports presents the latest studies on the sustainability of global agricultural commodity production chains associated with tropical deforestation, based on Trase's unique transparency data. This data allows us to connect commodity production and its associated impacts…

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FENABARU 2018: Second National Baru Party | Full Schedule |

Here comes the Second National Baru Festival (FENABARU 2018) that will take place in the municipality of Arinos, Minas Gerais from August 16-19, 2018. Our partner, the Sustainable Family Farming Cooperative based on Solidarity Economy - COPABASE, is one of the partners of this initiative, which is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF,…

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Union of Pro-Cerrado COMDEMAs

  Yesterday (26), the Neotropic Foundation of Brazil began its activities of preparation of the Action Plan of the Municipal Environment Council of Miranda (MS). On this occasion was invited to Dr. Livia Medeiros, specialist in caving, gave a lecture on Conservation of Underground Biodiversity and its relationship with the conservation of the Cerrado. It is …

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Restoration Seeds

The Cerrado Seed Network, through the project '#8220; Seed Market and Restoration: Providing Environmental Services and Biodiversity', offers for sale 71 species of native Cerrado plants for ecological restoration. In addition to 42 tree species, the list has 15 herbaceous and 14 shrubs. This project receives support from the Ecosystem Partnership Fund…

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Food Forests in the Cerrado and International Family Farming Day | July 25th |

    On July 25, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrates the International Day of Family Farming worldwide. In celebration to this day, we will present the Food Forests in the Cerrado project executed by the Agricultural Cooperative of Family Producers of Niquelândia - FamilyFamily and with…

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Endemic tree of Cerrado miner engages society in favor of conservation

The faveiro-de wilson, whose scientific name is Dimorphandra wilsonii Rizzini, from the legume family (Fabaceae), is an endangered species, “Critically Endangered” category. It is endemic to central Minas Gerais, in the transition from the Cerrado to the Atlantic Forest, that is, it does not exist anywhere else in the world. Per …

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Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu Mosaic is expanded and becomes one of the largest in the Cerrado

        The Sertão Veredas – Peruaçu Mosaic (MSVP) is a set of protected areas located on the left bank of the São Francisco River, between the north and northwest of Minas Gerais and part of southwestern Bahia. With an approximate area of 1.8 million hectares and a perimeter of 1,210 km, the Mosaic involves…

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ENVIRONMENTAL SUITABILITY IN RURAL PROPERTIES: the application of the Environmental Regularization Program (PRA)

    The Biomes Project aims to develop and incorporate tree solutions for sustainable use of Brazilian rural properties and to enable rural producers and technicians as potential implementers and multipliers of these solutions. Regarding the new Forest Code, this project seeks to integrate the supply of agricultural and forest products, expanding the possibility of…

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Avoiding the Merganser Extinction in Chapada dos Veadeiros, Goiás, Brazil

The project “Avoiding the extinction of the Brazilian Merganser in the Veadeiros-Pouso Alto-Kalunga corridor” started its activities in January 2018, in the city of Alto Paraíso de Goiás, located in the Chapada dos Veadeiros region. The project aims to carry out monitoring and research activities of the Merganser, public awareness actions and training…

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Conexsus 2018 Challenge

    The Conexsus Challenge aims to network the economic potential of sustainable community business. The idea is for networks to expand and generate positive socio-environmental impacts, such as territorial resilience and the transition to the low carbon economy. This initiative aims to mobilize the performance of various actors and connect enterprises, organizations…

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Get to know the Cerrado Museum

  In the minds of many people in Brazil there is a Cerrado stereotype illustrated by dry and gnarled trees, thick bark and thick leaves but not only does the Cerrado live, it also has a wide variety of cacti, bromeliads, orchids, palm trees and grasses. ; where 480 plant species are endemic, ie…

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Ecosystem Services Partnership Latin America and Caribbean Regional Conference to be held in Brazil in October

  The Brazilian Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services / BPBES, in partnership with the Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development / FBDS and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation / EMBRAPA, will host the Ecosystem Services Partnership & #8211; ESP, which will take place between October 22 and 26, 2018 at the State University of…

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Project promotes conservation actions of the faveiro-de-Wilson

The Wilson faveiro has been studied, monitored and protected since 2003 by the Wilson faveiro Conservation Program. Currently, the native population is reduced to less than 300 adult individuals in the wild, largely due to habitat destruction. The Project Management and Protection of the Wilson's faveiro (Dimorphanda wilsonii), carried out by the Society of Friends of the…

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