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Tools for Defending Environmental Defenders

Land is Life

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2018–May 31, 2019
  • Location New York, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, South America

About this grant

Founded in 1992, Land is Life is a nongovernmental organization that works with a trusted network of indigenous leaders, communities, and organizations to address threats to indigenous lands and forests and support solutions and opportunities for environmental protection and sustainable development while upholding indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination. This grant will support the grantee to work with its network of indigenous leaders in the Amazon to diagnose threats and develop tools to protect and prevent violence against environmental human rights defenders.