Recipient Friends of the Earth Brazil, Amazon Program
Location Sao Paulo, Brazil
Recipient URL
Type of Recipient Environment, association; Environment, natural resources
Grantmaker Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, MI
Geographic Focus National; international
Grant Amount $200,000
Year Authorized 2009
Duration 2-year grant
Description To work for improvement in public review and project finance requirements for Amazon Megaprojects, as well as requiring more robust environmental and social impact assessment. Focus of the work will be on large waterway and hydropower project which has impact over estimated 220 million acres in the Amazon region. Grantee will strengthen consultative processes with leading international financial institutions to reduce social and environmental impacts of project on both ecosystem and communities of the Amazon
Type(s) of Support Program development
Subject(s) Brazil; Economically disadvantaged; Environment, association; Environment, energy; Environment, natural resources; Environment, water resources; Financial services; Indigenous peoples; International economic development; South America

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