- Program Environment
- Program Area Transforming Development Finance
- Grant Amount $225,000
- Grant Period September 1, 2016–August 31, 2018
- Location Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Geographic Focus Brazil
About this grant
This renewal will support ongoing scientific monitoring of environmental and social impacts of energy and infrastructure investment by the Brazilian Development Bank in the Amazon rainforest, with a specific focus on compliance with social and environmental standards for the Belo Monte hydropower project. The Instituto Socioambiental is a Brazilian public interest nonprofit organization focused on integrated solutions to environmental and social challenges in the region. This project renewal supports the continuation of a monitoring program that is innovating policies and measures to mitigate the impacts of large-scale energy development projects.