Brazil

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Journalist Site Visit in the Cerrado Region
On Friday, June 1st, the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), the Institute for Society, Population and Nature (ISPN), the host institution of GEF SGP, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a field visit for journalists to highlight and share the experience of the GEF SGP in the ...read more
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Ms. Naoko Ishii, Deputy Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs from Japan visits GEF SGP biodiversity project in Brazil
Last September 30th 2011, the Deputy Vice Minister of Finance of Japan, Ms. Naoko Ishii, visited one of the SGP grantees nearby Brasília, Brazil. Ms. Ishii visited a project in the Colônia I settlement of Brazil, an agrarian reform settlement created in 1996 that comprises 23 families and is ...read more
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Project supported by SGP wins award in Brazil
The NGO "10envolvimento" ( 10-development), from the Cerrado region of Bahia State in Central Brazil, received the "Odair Firmino Solidarity Prize". The prize was awarded by the Brazilian Cáritas in November 2010. The project was selected among 27 projects from all over the country. The NGO is ...read more
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On Once Ignored Lands Brazilian Farmers Find Money Grows on Trees
But now, it turns out, the cerrado has become the most lucrative part of the Santos farm, ever since the Centro de Agricultura Alternativa (Centre for Alternative Agriculture) began buying the cerrado fruit that Mr. Santos and his family collect. Last year, they sold more than 1,000 kilogrammes of ...read more

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