Grantee Profile

Forest Trends

Grants to Forest Trends

  • $280,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Forest Trends works globally to expand understanding of the benefits that ecosystems provide to people and to promote the use of innovative instruments for conservation. The project will build on the Peruvian Incentives for Watershed Services Incubator and strengthen and expand local efforts to establish ecosystem service projects that are designed around water flow. Secondly it will assist Peru in defining national guidelines for an Environmental Compensation Regulation on impacts from infrastructure and extractive industry projects and assist San Martin Department environmental authorities to implement this new regulatory instrument in the mining, energy and hydropower sectors.

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To expand innovative approaches to market-based conservation (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Forest Trends $1,030,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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