Conscious Producers Awards Program - Restoring Cerrado Ecosystem Services

 

Strategic Direction 1: Promote the adoption of best practices in agriculture

Institution: Consórcio Cerrado das Águas & Fundação de Desenvolvimento do Cerrado Mineiro – FUNDACCER

Responsible: Juliano Tarabal
Email: juliano.tabaral@cerradomineiro.org
Phone: +55 (34) 3831-2096

Partner Institutions: Federação dos Cafeicultores do Cerrado Mineiro; IMAFLORA; EMATER-MG; Nespresso; COOXUPÉ; IUCN; OLAB

Priority Corridors: Other corridors (RIDE DF- Paranaíba-Abaeté)
County: (MG) Patrocínio

General objective:  The central objective of the project is to establish and implement a strategy to restore long-term provision of ecosystem services in the Ugly Stream basin through a process of engagement of local producers and actors.

Specific objectives:

  • Improve soil and water management practices.
  • Promote the restoration of native vegetation and conservation of ecological corridors at the regional level.
  • Facilitate the exchange of information through extension services for farmers to improve environmental practices.
  • Encourage and facilitate the process of legal regularization of farms, seeking compliance with the Forest Code.

Support amount: U$ 400.000,00

Duration: 20 months (May 2019 to December 2020)

 

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