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: Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation - Alexandre B. Sampaio; Embrapa / Cenargen - Daniel Vieira; University of Brasilia & #8211; Isabel Schmidt; University of Brasilia / College of Planaltina - Dulce Rocha; Brasilia Botanical Garden & #8211; Geanito Gentili, Geraldo Cavalcanti, Vânia, Victor Braga and Jorge Augusto; DPJ Novacap - Luiz Otávio, Raimundo Cordeiro; Oca Brazil - Paulo Maluhy, Andreza Girardi; ICMBio / APA Springs of the Red River / REVIS West Bahia Veredas - Sandro Raphael Borges; ICMBio / PARNA Chapada dos Veadeiros - Fernando Tatagiba; ICMBio / Brasilia Flona / Discovered River Basin APA - Robson Silva; Research and Conservation of the Cerrado - Victor Ferreira; Mariana Siqueira- Landscape Architecture and WWF Brazil & #8211; Abilio Vinicius Barbosa Pereira

Responsible: Camila Motta
Telephone: +55 (61) 3256-1938

Priority Corridor: Kalungas Landing Vines
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$233,231.69

Duration: 44 meses (Janeiro 2018 a Agosto 2021)


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