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CEPF Cerrado Selects 5 Small Support Projects in 2nd Call for Letters of Intent 2017


The Regional Implementation Team (RIT) of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF Cerrado) makes the outcome of the proposal selection process official. Small Supports gives Second Call for Letters of Intent (CDI) 2017.

In response to the announcement, we received all 68 projects, being 23 Small Support projects. The proposals were initially screened where the eligibility criteria set out in the notice were reviewed. Then, each project was evaluated by two external experts who scored the proposals according to the criteria defined by CEPF in conjunction with the IEB. The best technically evaluated projects were submitted for analysis and final decision by CEPF Cerrado and IEB staff.

The projects were evaluated considering the specific outline of this second notice that sought to support actions aimed at the following strategic directions: 3) Restoration: propose solutions to monitor restoration efforts, increase private investment in restoration in the Cerrado and scale restoration efforts; 4) Species (Priority 4.1): implement National Action Plans (PANs) for priority species, focusing on habitat management and protection; 5) Monitoring (Priority 5.2): collect and disseminate monitoring data on the quantity and quality of water resources to integrate and share data on major hotspot watersheds; 6) Strengthening civil society (Priority 6.1): strengthen the capacities of civil society organizations to participate in collective bodies and processes related to the management of territories and natural resources.

In the end, were approved Five Proposals for Small Support that best responded to the specific clipping of this notice. Below is, in alphabetical order, the list of the 05 (five) projects selected in this Second call 2017 To receive Small Supports:

No. Strategic direction Project name Organization UF
1 4 (4.1)


Ecology and recovery of Uebelmannia buiningui Donald (Cactaceae) Jurumi Institute MG
2 6 (6.1) I FENACO - I Forum of the Midwest Environmentalists INCOME DF, MT, MS, GO
3 5 (5.2) Local water resource management action planning in Biodiversity Corridor Mirador-Mesas (Piauí) Pastoral Land Commission / Aidenvironment PI
4 3 Mapping of isolated trees and the potential of natural regeneration in Cerrado cultivated pastures Arthur Bernardes Foundation (FUNARBE) TO
5 5 (5.2) Chapada dos Guimarães Corridor Water Resources Mapping Pantanal Research Center (CPP) MT

The Small Projects (selected and unselected) received individual announcements about the outcome of the selection process.

Please be advised that Big Projects They also went through these evaluation stages in Brazil and were referred to the CEPF team in Washington for the final stage of the process and final decision.

We welcome the small projects selected and wish everyone that this partnership that is just beginning is a great growth for all of us!

We thank all the organizations that submitted their projects in this Second Call, congratulating them for their invaluable work in the conservation of our dear Cerrado biome!


Brasilia, May 2, 2018.



CEPF Cerrado Regional Implementation Team (RIT)

International Institute of Education of Brazil

SCLN 211 Block B Rooms 101 and 102, Asa Norte, Brasília-DF

Tel. 55 (61) 3248-7449 Zip code. 70863-532



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