Seed Market and Restoration Providing Environmental Services and Biodiversity

 

Strategic Direction 3: Promote and strengthen the supply chains associated with sustainable use of natural resources and ecological restoration.

Institution: Cerrado Seed Network

Partner Institutions: Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade – Alexandre B. Sampaio; Embrapa/Cenargen – Daniel Vieira; Universidade de Brasília – Isabel Schmidt; Universidade de Brasília/Faculdade de Planaltina – Dulce Rocha; Jardim Botânico de Brasília – Geanito Gentili, Geraldo Cavalcanti, Vânia, Victor Braga e Jorge Augusto; DPJ Novacap – Luiz Otávio, Raimundo Cordeiro; Oca Brasil – Paulo Maluhy, Andreza Girardi; ICMBio/APA Nascentes do Rio Vermelho/REVIS Veredas do Oeste Baiano – Sandro Raphael Borges; ICMBio/PARNA Chapada dos Veadeiros – Fernando Tatagiba; ICMBio/Flona de Brasília/APA da Bacia do Rio Descoberto – Robson Silva; Pequi Pesquisa e Conservação do Cerrado – Victor Ferreira; Mariana Siqueira- Arquitetura da Paisagem e WWF Brasil – Abilio Vinicius Barbosa Pereira

Responsible: Camila Motta
Email: camilamotta@rsc.org.br, diretoria@rsc.org.br, contato@rsc.org.br
Telephone: +55 (61) 3256-1938

Priority Corridor: Veadeiros-Pouso Alto-Kalungas
County: (GO) Alto Paraíso, Cavalcante, Mambaí and in all Distrito Federal.
Protected Areas: Área de Proteção Ambiental do Pouso Alto, Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, Área de Proteção Ambiental da Bacia do Rio Descoberto, Área de Proteção Ambiental das Nascentes do Rio Vermelho, Reserva de Vida Silvestre das Veredas do Oeste Baiano and Floresta Nacional de Brasília

 

Project's area of ​​activity.

 

General objective: To act in the main links of the native seed production chain: the seed collectors, the diverse types of seed buyers and the interconnection between these actors.

Specific objectives:

  • Train native seed collectors of herbal species (including native grasses), shrubs and trees.
  • Disseminate successful actions and techniques of restoration of various types of Cerrado vegetation, as well as the possibility of using native species, with a view to fostering increased demand for seeds of native Cerrado species.
  • Strengthen local and regional trade in seeds of native Cerrado species, improving the commercial interface between native seed collectors and consumers.

Support amount: U$135.986,69

Duration: 24 months (January 2018 to January 2020)

 

Images provided by the Cerrado Seed Network

Photo: ©Amalia Robredo/CSR Collection
Photo: ©Gabriel Rosa / RSC Collection

 

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