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Renewable Energy Access for Sustainable Livelihoods and Conservation in the Amazon

World Wildlife Fund

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Advancing Climate Change Solutions
  • Grant Amount $400,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2021–December 31, 2023
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus Bolivia, Colombia, South America, Suriname

About this grant

Access to modern, clean energy is a major challenge in the greater Amazon rainforest. This grant supports the World Wildlife Fund to expand and replicate renewable energy access in the Amazon countries of Bolivia, Colombia and Suriname. The grantee will work both regionally and nationally to overcome financial and regulatory barriers to renewable energy expansion and provide technical support for demonstration projects in the three countries.