Grantee Profile

Fundacion Amigos de la Naturaleza

Grants to Fundacion Amigos de la Naturaleza

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA — Fundacion Amigos de la Naturaleza works in Bolivia on natural resource conservation, with special attention to management of fire in Bolivian lowland forests, where it develops early warning systems, establishes coordination mechanisms for controlled use of fire and reduces the occurrence of wildfires in natural habitats. This project will implement an innovative community-based approach to fire management as a tangible means of adapting land use practices to climate change, thus reducing forest fire's negative impacts on biodiversity and rural communities.

  • $245,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA — To design a conservation plan for the Llanos de Moxos Plains in Eastern Bolivia (over two years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA — In support of buffer zone management of Amboro National Park, Bolivia (over two years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA — In support of an integrated approach to land use planning, sustainable economic development, and migration control in the buffer areas of Bolivia's Amboró National Park (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Fundacion Amigos de la Naturaleza $1,045,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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