- Program Environment
- Program Area Transforming Development Finance
- Grant Amount $180,000
- Grant Period September 1, 2013–April 30, 2015
- Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Geographic Focus South America
About this grant
This grant will support a leading civil society organization, iBase (Brazilian Institute of Social and Economic Analysis) to work with other nongovernmental groups and communities in South America affected by the operations of the Brazilian Development Bank. Work will focus on capacity building and joint strategy development to improve transparency and strengthen social and environmental safeguards at the bank. Special attention will be given to energy and infrastructure investments in the greater Amazon rainforest and other ecologically sensitive regions.