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Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales

Grants to Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    LIMA, PERU — Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR) is a law and policy non-profit association whose main aim is promoting good governance in support of sustainable development in the Peruvian Amazon. This grant will contribute to the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples affected by energy projects and related infrastructure development in the Lower Urubamba Basin; strengthen regulatory capacity of the Cusco Regional Government to apply national environmental impact assessment standards to energy projects in sensitive areas and indigenous territories, and develop a regional energy policy to guide land use planning in the future.

  • $240,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    LIMA, PERU — To build the legal capacity of native peoples of the Ucayali Basin to protect vulnerable biodiverse homelands (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales $540,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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