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Conserving the Atlantic Coastal Forests

As of: June 2018

Objective and activities

The project aimed at assisting the Brazilian biodiversity foundation FUNBIO in establishing the Atlantic Forest Conservation Fund (AFCoF). The fund financed measures to conserve and restore the coastal forests in Brazil. Such measures included designating and establishing public and private protective areas, combating forest fires, carrying out reafforestation in buffer zones and ecological corridors, and promoting appropriate forms of management.

Successor project(s)
Forest Conservation Mata Atlântica II
Biodiversity and climate protection in the Mata Atlântica

State of implementation/results

  • Project completed
  • Atlantic Forest Conservation Fund (AFCoF) established in 2008; measures promoted in five components: public protected areas, conservation on privately owned land, forest fire prevention and control, biodiversity and sustainable patterns of production and consumption, institution building and project management
  • Examples of measures promoted: (partial) equipment of the park administrations of 12 national protected areas and 37 federal-state protected areas; equipment of two strategic forest fire control centres; financing and technical equipment of the Mata Atlântica Restoration Pact; support for seven small pilot projects on sustainable use (ecologically acceptable cultivation methods, establishment of an ecological corridor, etc.); production of a manual for determining the carbon inventory of Mata Atlântica

Project data

Country:
Brazil

Implementing organisation:
KfW Entwicklungsbank

Partner institution(s):
  • Brazilian Biodiversity Fund (FUNBIO), Ministry of Environment - Brazil
  • Diverse partner institutions (governmental institutions and non-governmental organisations)

BMU grant:
€ 1,980,632.63

Duration:
11/2008 till 12/2012

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