Grantee Profile

Fundacion Amigos de la Naturaleza

Grants to Fundacion Amigos de la Naturaleza

  • $275,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SANTA CURZ DE LA SIERRA, BOLIVIA — Fundación 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 consolidates an innovative community-based approach to fire management and links it with regional policies for fire prevention and a national fire watch and advisory. The project helps natural resource-dependent communities adapt to a changing climate and mitigate devastating risks of fire by incorporating scientific knowledge into decisions, better managing their lands, and strengthening community groups.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SANTA CURZ DE LA SIERRA, 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 CURZ DE LA SIERRA, 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 CURZ DE LA SIERRA, 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 CURZ DE LA SIERRA, 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).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SANTA CURZ DE LA SIERRA, BOLIVIA — To promote the sustainable use of forest resources among local communities in the buffer area of the Amboro National Park in Bolivia (over three years).

  • $40,000

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    SANTA CURZ DE LA SIERRA, BOLIVIA — To support a community-planning and natural resources-management program in Amboro National Park.

  • $170,000

    1993 (Inactive Grant)

    SANTA CURZ DE LA SIERRA, BOLIVIA — To support an integrated program of research, community-resource planning, and park management aimed at reducing pressure on the Amboro National Park in Bolivia (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Fundacion Amigos de la Naturaleza $1,680,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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