Amazon Indigenous Rights& Resources

The purpose of the “Amazon Indigenous Rights and Resources (AIRR)” Activity (henceforth “the Activity”) is to improve representation of indigenous peoples in governance of Amazon forests and waters so that they may contribute to the conservation of biodiversity and prevention

of land-based greenhouse gas emissions in and around their lands.

This Activity is part of USAID’s Amazon Regional Environment Program (AREP).

The Activity has the following four objectives:
1. Select indigenous groups have strengthened capacity and skills to advocate for their rights and negotiate their interests in regards to large-scale infrastructure and extractives activities; 2. Mandatory and voluntary best practices for infrastructure and extractives activities that benefit selected indigenous groups implemented and scaled; 3. Selected indigenous groups are effectively monitoring and evaluating large-scale infrastructure and extractives activities; and 4. Indigenous strategic planning and priorities are mainstreamed into regional and national planning and governance.

Related Programs

USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas

Agency for International Development


Agency: Agency for International Development

Office: Peru USAID-Lima

Estimated Funding: $7,200,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic

Additional Information of Eligibility:
There are five eligible types of applicants for this solicitation: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Other Private institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://mygrants.service-now.com/grants/record_details.do?sysparm_document_key=u_domestic_funding_opportunity,b9cc96f4dbbec700cbf034cc7c961966

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
jzarzar@usaid.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-01-10

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-03-11



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