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New satellite images to allow anyone, anywhere, to monitor tropical deforestation

On Wednesday 23 September 2020, Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment entered into a contract worth up to NOK 400 million (approx. USD 43) with Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) and its partners Airbus and Planet, to provide universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics in order to support efforts to stop the destruction […]

New report on Environmental Licensing released by Brazilian Amazon States

A report released in June on Environmental Licensing in Brazil presents a diagnosis of environmental licensing in four strategic productive chains for the Legal Amazon region: livestock, large-scale agriculture, timber forest management and non-timber forest management.

Gobernador Carlos Joaquín habla del Generación de Capacidades Técnicas y Financieras en Quintana Roo

El pasado 14 de Septiembre, Quintana Roo y su socio implementador The Nature Conservancy México, llevaron a cabo un evento virtual para presentar los resultados del proyecto “Generación de Capacidades Técnicas y Financieras para la implementación de la estrategia jurisdiccional REDD+ en Quintana Roo.” El Gobernador del Estado Carlos Joaquín, confirmó que Quintana Roo impulsa el crecimiento económico […]

Amazonas launches “Amazonas Mais Verde” program to stimulate sustainable economic development

Today, Governor Wilson Lima of Amazonas, Brazil launched the “Amazonas Mais Verde” program to strengthen sustainable economic development, land and environmental regularization as a strategy to contain deforestation and forest fires—with particular attention to Southern municipalities and in the Metropolitan Region of Manaus. The Program, based on the Plan for the Prevention and Control of […]

Government of Chiapas Presents State Investment Plan

On August 19, 2020, the Secretariat of Environment and Natural History of the State of Chiapas (SEMAHN), in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy Mexico as implementing partner for the State during the financing period of Window A of the GCF Task Force, carried out the closing event of the project “State Investment Plan Moving Towards […]

Dialogues for the Amazon: Brazilian Environmental Secretaries on the Fight Against Forest Fires

On Thursday, September 3rd, Brazilian GCF Task Force States will host Dialogues for the Amazon—a live conversation with Environmental State Secretaries on actions taken and lessons learned in the fight against forest fires. The online event will be conducted in Portuguese and will take place at 18:00 Brasilia Time (GMT+3) on the SEMA YouTube Chanel, […]

Ver el vídeo: Programa de Incentivos Regionales en Perú

En un contexto de crisis pos-pandemia, el PIR (Programa de Incentivos Regionales) nace como una propuesta de reactivación económica para las Regiones Amazónicas que, estratégicamente, repotencia herramientas regionales ya existentes: Marca Jurisdiccional, Instrumentos Financieros, Alianzas Público-Privada-Productivas y Asesoría Comercial de Exportación. Estos instrumentos conforman un sistema integrado que refuerza el trabajo de las regiones hacia […]

Strengthening indigenous womens’ entrepreneurial skills in Acre, Brazil

Initiatives are underway to empower and strengthen indigenous women in Acre, Brazil. On August 20th, the Government of Acre joined the Office of the First Lady and Secretariat for Social Assistance, Human Rights and Policies for Women (SEASDHM), together with the National Secretariat for Policies for Women (SNPM) and the Ministry of Women, Family and […]

Remembering the life of Robinson López

It is with heavy hearts that we lament the passing of Robinson López yesterday, 21 August 2020.   Robinson was a committed leader for the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon and beyond, through his work as the Coordinator of Climate Change of the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA), former […]

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