Cooperative evaluation of Woods Hole Research Center activities under the USAID/Brazil global climate change program

The Woods Hole Research Center has received an allocation of US$1,322,581 in order to develop natural resource management tools for an emerging network of forestmargin farm communities and to expand and strengthen a network of Amazonia-based scientists trained in ecology and interested in intervening in public affairs. The activities have been carried out primarily in the states of Pará and Acre through research-based workshops, courses and publications, through formal university training and through participation in current regional debates regarding the utilization of Amazonian natural resources. The activities include agricultural intensification and land-use planning along the Capim River, predicting forest fire risk, preventing accidental forest fires, steps toward a functioning extractive reserve, a resource inventory of the Rio Gelado Settlement Project, improving the planning of industrial mining in Pará and training in forest utilization, forest recovery and biotic impoverishment.

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Organizational sector evaluation

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Latin America and Caribbean

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Final Evaluation



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Donald Sawyer

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