Promoting Socio-Environmental Resilience in the Upper Acre River Region | WWF

Promoting Socio-Environmental Resilience in the Upper Acre River Region

Geographical location:

Latin America/Caribbean > South America > Brazil > Acre

Summary

This project aims to promote mechanisms for social learning so that local civil society of 5 municipalities of the Upper Acre River region can face the environmental threats related to the land use change, presumably coming from the conclusion of the Pacific highway exit.

The forest conversion prevention is crucial for the maintenance of the hydrological cycle of the Acre River basin and to create resilience against forest fires. The activities are mainly associated with stakeholder analysis, territory management and civil society empowerment.

Objectives

- Institutions and stakeholders in Upper Acre and their relationships mapped and recorded.

- At least 20 new potential leaderships identified and their capacity needs diagnosed.

- 5 municipalities with their territory management plans concluded and published. Strategic adaptive plan for implementation of territory plans defined.

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