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Asociacion Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente

San Francisco, California
www.aida-americas.org

Asociacion Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente was awarded $1,315,000 between 1998 and 2016, including 6 grants in Human Rights and Conservation & Sustainable Development.

$350,000

2016 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA) is a law and policy organization supporting effective legal frameworks for environmental conservation and human rights, primarily in Latin America. This grant builds on existing environmental law programs in the tropical Andes, with an emphasis on training, sharing of best practices, and creation of environmental justice networks in Bolivia and Ecuador. With these tools, AIDA advances strong legal protection for high-altitude wetlands and water sources, defense of environmental organizations that face a narrowing of the space for civil action, and legal processes to minimize environmental damage and human rights abuses from hydropower, mining, and hydrocarbon development. The grant renews support for the successful work increasing protection of páramos in Colombia and coordination of the Colombian Environmental Justice Network.

$210,000

2013 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA) is a network of Latin American law and policy organizations. This grant will strengthen the capacity of public interest environmental legal services to use international laws in improving national practices and legal compliance in dam construction and mining.

$225,000

2009 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

To strengthen and enforce the application of environmental law in Ecuador and Colombia (over three years).

$200,000

2006 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

In support of strengthening and enforcing the application of environmental laws in Ecuador and Colombia (over three years).

$210,000

2003 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

In support of the development and enforcement of environmental law in Ecuador and Colombia (over three years).

$120,000

1998 • 1 year, 11 months • Human Rights

To support human rights and environmental protection programs in South and Central America (over two years).

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