Since 2015, AAF has helped establish 37 protected areas and title 7 indigenous lands. The total amount of land conserved is equal to to 13,268,052 acres (5,369,390 hectares).
Areas created with AAF support:
Private Conservation Areas: San Luis, Chuquibamba, Santuario La Veronica, Machusaniaca I & II, Fundo Cadena, Wayqecha, Matoriato, Cujillo, Monte Puyo
Conservation Concessions: Yaku Kawsanapa, Tijae Nain, Dase Nain, El Quinillal, Valle del Biavo, Alto Pilcomayo, Dos de Mayo de Muyuy, Guacamayo, Maquisapa, and El Sangapillal, Cordillera Vaquero, Alto Renaco
Expansion of indigenous reserves (resguardos): Puerto Sábalo-Los Monos and Monochoa
Titled indigenous lands: Oori, Cametsari Quipatsi, San Pedro, Beu, and Koshireni
AAF continues to support the creation and expansion of protected areas and the titling of indigenous lands. Additional funding will allow AAF to extend its reach in Latin America and preserve more biodiversity.
Photos by Diego Perez, Walter Wust, Alvaro del Campo, Michell León, Enrique Ortiz, and Haley Wiebel