2014 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development
The Pinchot Institute is a forest research and conservation policy organization that works in the U.S. and in Ecuador, where it has been engaged in forest management for 12 years providing technical assistance to a community forestry enterprise in Esmeraldas Province.The goal of the project is to develop natural forest management and agroforestry as economic alternatives to clearing of Ecuador’s Pacific forests for agriculture and illegal logging, which currently provide a higher economic return to forest communities than they can realize by protecting and managing their forests.
2011 • 3 years, 3 months • Conservation & Sustainable Development
Pinchot Institute is a public charity that works to link conservation and community forest livelihood objectives in the U.S. and internationally. This grant contributes to conservation of threatened forests in Ecuador and building a sustainable forest-based economy by improving security conditions for local communities.
2009 • 3 years, 9 months • Conservation & Sustainable Development
To apply market-based strategies for protecting high conservation value forests in Ecuador (over three years).
2006 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development
In support of market strategies for protecting high conservation value forests in Ecuador (over three years).
1998 • 1 year
To support the project Incorporating Sustainable Forestry in Professional Forestry Education.