Joint Partnership Among Funders to Expand and Strengthen Protected Areas and Indigenous Lands in the Amazon Headwaters

By Andes Amazon Fund | September 12, 2017

Wyss Foundation, Moore Foundation and Andes Amazon Fund invest in conservation in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.In a joint statement today, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation…

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Tres Cañones Regional Conservation Area: A New Tourism Opportunity for Cusco

By Andes Amazon Fund | August 28, 2017

The region of Cusco is largely known for being the home of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. As a result, tourism has become an important part…

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El Chaco Municipal Reserve: Safeguarding the Napo Watershed in Ecuador

By Andes Amazon Fund | August 15, 2017

With the help of Andes Amazon Fund grantee, Nature and Culture International (NCI), another critical conservation area has been formally protected in the Amazon headwaters of northern Ecuador.

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Colombia Protects 1.4 Million Acres by Expanding Indigenous Reserves

By Andes Amazon Fund | July 14, 2017

On July 12, 2017, the Colombian government announced the expansion of Puerto Sábalo-Los Monos and Monochoa, two indigenous reserves, also known as resguardos indígenas.

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AAF Hosts Annual Workshop in Peru

By Andes Amazon Fund | June 27, 2017

AAF recently hosted its annual grantee workshop, gathering its partners from across Peru for the two day event this June. The seminar was held in Pachacamac…

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New Municipal Conservation Area Created in Bolivia

By Andes Amazon Fund | April 3, 2017

The Municipal Conservation Area of Santa Rosa del Abuná is one of the most significant protected areas that Bolivia has created in the past decade.  

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New Conservation Concession Established Near Manu National Park

By Andes Amazon Fund | February 9, 2017

Peru’s National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR) granted a new conservation concession in Kosñipata. This marks the 15th protected area that AAF has helped establish in Latin America.

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AAF Helps Create 5 Protected Areas in 2016

By Andes Amazon Fund | December 17, 2016

2016 was a very busy year for AAF. In total, the Fund helped establish 5 private conservation areas (PCAs) or áreas de conservación privada…

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Creation of Sierra del Divisor National Park in Peru

By Andes Amazon Fund | November 9, 2015

AAF is proud to announce the creation of Sierra del Divisor National Park in Peru.President Humala signed a law into effect on November 8th, establishing the new conservation area.

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