Strategic Direction 2: Support the creation and/or expansion and effective management of protected areas.
Institution: Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia – IPAM
Partner Institutions: Instituto Sociedade, População e Natureza (ISPN); UnB; UFG/LAPIG e Rede Cerrado
Responsible: Ane Auxiliadora Costa Alencar
Phone: + 55 (61) 2109-4150 / 2196-0942
Priority Corridor: MATOPIBA Central; Veadeiros- Pouso Alto-Kalungas; Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu and Mirador-Mesas
County: All Priority Corridor Municipalities
Protected Areas: 31 UCs Within Priority Corridors
General objective: Identify and map areas of social and environmental relevance for the conservation of the Cerrado.
- Consolidate a spatial database on traditional communities and map traditional “invisible” communities in priority regions.
- Identify and map critical areas of potential loss of natural habitat (deforestation) that are and will affect traditional communities in priority corridors.
- Develop a communication strategy to disseminate results to local communities, governments and civil society and involve traditional communities in the use of this information.
Support amount: U$ 300.000,00
Duration: 24 months (July 2018 to July 2020)
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