Our Mission

Andes Amazon Fund conserves the biodiversity, ecosystems, and environmental health of the Andes and Amazon. We establish and expand protected areas so that the indigenous cultures and nature can flourish.

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Turning Our Mission into Action

We see a clear path to a strong, healthy future for the lands we protect. Our team of devoted experts works arm-in-arm with indigenous peoples and other communities to advance AAF’s vision. Here are the steps we’re taking to achieve success:

Expanding the array of protected areas at national, regional, and local level

Improving the management of these lands by providing financial resources

Awarding grants to the most effective nonprofits and institutions

Supporting the implementation process

Raising public awareness about the challenges facing the Andes Amazon