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Monitoring Hydropower Impacts in the Amazon

Getulio Vargas Foundation

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $320,000
  • Grant Period August 1, 2023–July 31, 2025
  • Location Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus Brazil, Colombia, Peru, South America

About this grant

The Getulio Vargas Foundation’s Center for Sustainability Studies is a higher education institution dedicated to promoting sustainable development in Brazil. Over the past grant period, the grantee worked with civil society organizations and universities in the Amazon to develop the Independent Territorial Monitoring Network and almost doubled the membership to 50 organizations. Over the next project period, the grantee will continue to strengthen the network and its efforts to monitor pubic investment by the Brazilian Development Bank to decarbonize and accelerate growth in the Amazon.