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CEPF Cerrado Selects Eleven Small Projects

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Regional Implementation Team (RIT) & #8211; CEPF Cerrado makes the outcome of the selection process of the proposals Small Supports of the First Call for Letters of Intent (CDI) 2016.

Of the 56 proposals received for  Small Support, they were aproved eleven projects, based on the combination of criteria, including: contribution to the CEPF Investment Strategy defined in the Cerrado Ecosystem Profile; engagement of civil society and private initiative in conservation efforts; ability of the proposing organization to execute; project replicability potential; complementarity with other existing initiatives in the biome; possibility of influencing public policies for the Cerrado; liaison with territories, indigenous peoples and other traditional populations; and connection with protected areas.

Below is an alphabetical list of the eleven projects selected to receive Small Supports in this First Call:

Project name Organization Strategic direction
Buriti - income generation for youth and women, conservation of paths and plateaus Family Farmers and Agro-Extractives Cooperative Grande Sertão Veredas 3 - Supply chains and restoration
Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor: filling social and environmental gaps ECOA - Ecology and Action 3 - Supply chains and restoration
Dialogue of knowledge about fire management in Jalapão PEQUI - Cerrado Research and Conservation 2 - Protected Areas
Strengthen Cerrado Biodiversity in Land Reform Areas Labor and Technical Services Cooperative & #8211; COOSERT 3 - Supply chains and restoration
Strengthening of the Cerrado fruits Extractive chain and dissemination of good agricultural practices in the Peruaçu basin. Association of Small Quilombola Farmers of Oz and Adjacencies 1 - Good Agricultural Practices and Forest Code
Agricultural Border and Nature: views and conflicts in the Parnaíba River Source National Park Foundation of Scientific and Technological Enterprises & #8211; Finatec 2 - Protected Areas
Management and protection of Wilson's faveiro (Dimorphandra wilsonii) Society of Friends of the Belo Horizonte Zoo-Botanical Foundation - SAFZB-BH 4 - Endangered Species
Serra Dourada State Park Monitoring: Soil Occupation and Water Morphometry. Goiás State University & #8211; UEG 5 - Environmental Monitoring
Bicudo Reintroduction in Key Areas for Cerrado Conservation Ariramba Institute of Nature Conservation 4 - Endangered Species
Seeds of Tomorrow Agroecological Cooperative of Rural Producers of the Municipality of Alto Paraíso de Goiás and Region 1 - Good Agricultural Practices and Forest Code
Seedling Nursery for Agroforestry Production in Aldeia Brejão Hanati Yomomo Association & #8211; AHY 3 - Supply chains and restoration


We thank all the organizations that submitted their projects in this First Call, congratulating them for the great work they do in the conservation of our esteemed Cerrado biome.

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