On May 7th and 8th, entities of the Cerrado Network were gathered in Brasilia to carry out the VIII General Assembly, which elected a new directive coordination, which will take over the work until 2021.
The Interstate Movement of Coconut Babassu Breakers (MIQCB), representing Maria do Socorro Teixeira Lima, follows the general coordination of Rede Cerrado, with the substitution of Hiparidi Top & #8217; shooting, which represents the Mobilization of Cerrado Indigenous Peoples (MOPIC), and in the financial administrative coordination are the representatives of FUNATURE and MUPAN. O Brazilian International Institute of Education (IEB) It is among the entities that will make up the collegiate coordination, which assists the directive coordination.
In addition to the election, the Assembly also aimed to evaluate the performance of Rede Cerrado in 2018 and to plan activities for this year, such as the Cerrado People's Meeting and Fair.
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The network runs the project Fortified Network, Cerrado Preserves (REFORCE), which aims to broaden the political impact of the Cerrado Network in the elaboration, implementation and monitoring of public policies related to the promotion of sustainable development with respect to the rights of family farmers, peoples and traditional communities. This project is supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund) and Brazilian International Institute of Education (IEB).
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund is a joint initiative of the French Development Agency, Conservation International, the European Union, Global Environmental Management, the Government of Japan and the World Bank. A key goal is to ensure that civil society is involved in biodiversity conservation.