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Spotlighting Tapajos Hydro Development

Uma Gota no Oceano

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $75,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2015–December 31, 2016
  • Location Barra da Tijuca, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus South America

About this grant

This project will support the Brazilian media group, Uma Gota no Oceano (A Drop in the Ocean), to develop print, broadcast, and social media material to raise awareness about the impacts of large-scale hydroelectric development in the Amazon rainforest. Specifically, the grantee will develop strategic communications campaigns to raise awareness among Brazilian middle and upper classes about hydroelectric projects proposed in the Tapajos River basin.