Strategic Direction 3: Promote and strengthen the supply chains associated with sustainable use of natural resources and ecological restoration.
Institution: World Wildlife Fund & #8211; WWF Brasil
Responsible: Don eaton
Phones: + 55 (67) 3025-1112
Key areas for biodiversity: MS36: TQ Furnas of Good Luck, MS21: Rio Negro, MS25: RPPN Lajeado Farm
County: (MS) Corguinho, Rio Negro and Rochedo
Protected Areas: RPPNs Cabeceira da Lagoa, Gavião de Penacho, Quinta do Sol and Reserva Ecológica Vale do Bugio
General objective: To promote environmentally and socially responsible production chains in the rural municipalities of the Cerrado that form the headwaters of the Pantanal, in order to ensure the conservation and restoration of the region, contributing to income generation, strengthening the local economy and maintaining essential environmental services for production areas, rural communities and regional biodiversity.
- Promote participatory municipal land use planning:
Promote improvements in the efficiency, profitability and environmental sustainability of municipal-level production chains through municipal land use planning, presentation of the benefits of planning on sustainably managed properties (model properties), rural community capacity building, dissemination and research new economic incentives for sustainable development.
- Contribute to the strengthening of municipal environmental policies:
Working with Municipal Environmental Councils (COMDEMAs) and municipal governments to promote the adoption of municipal environmental policies that strengthen the protections of Permanent Preservation Areas (APPs) and Legal Reserves (RLs) increase commitment to compliance existing environmental laws and promote the use of sustainable practices and ecological restoration projects.
- Develop community-based programs for ecological restoration:
Create new economic and educational opportunities for members of the rural community through community-owned and managed ecological restoration programs, including training courses, establishment of small nurseries for native tree seedlings, and implementation of restoration projects low cost on local properties.
Support amount: U$288.793,16
Duration: 28 months (July 2017 to October 2019)
Images courtesy of the Fundo Mundial para a Natureza & Instituto Mamede