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BNDES and the Amazon

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period February 1, 2019–January 31, 2021
  • Location Menlo Park, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus South America

About this grant

Founded in 1999, is a top source of environmental news, analysis, information, and inspiration on the Internet. Over the past grant period, the grantee produced original stories on the impacts of large-scale hydroelectric development and finance in the Amazon, with a focus on the Tapajos River basin. Over the next grant period, the grantee will build on its body of reporting by covering finance and development of energy and infrastructure and its impacts on environmental sustainability in the greater Amazon.