Preservation of the Brejo: Reunion With Ancestral Culture, Medicinal and Recognition of the Bau community.
Preservation of the Brejo: Reunion With Ancestral Culture, Medicinal and Recognition of the Bau community.
Protection of the brejo area, creating a conservation area. Recovery of degraded areas with fire, planting native fruit trees, in a total of six hectares. Preserving and sharing the knowledge of traditional quilombola territory, plants and their traditional and medicinal uses. Building a Community structure for meetings, gatherings, culturas rituals, craft workshops among other cultural events.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Associação Quilombola Baú
Country:
Brazil
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 35,891.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 5,666.66
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 9,581.66
Project Number:
BRA/SGP/OP5/FSP/STAR/14/14
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
Family farming will become possible with higher availability of spaces for agroecological practices, enabling plantation of various plant species and conservation of medicinal plants. The project will also result in creating physical spaces for discussing community necessities, rights and bringing fourth traditional quilombola knowledge in order to preserve natural and human cultures.
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Global environmental problems will hopefully be included in the conscience communities by means of traditional plant management and the improvements brought about by it. Small-scale projects which bring better solutions, with respect for the environment, in comparison to large projects favoring large capital.
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Indicators
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 34

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator
 

Address

Fazenda Santana, Comunidade Baú, Araçui, Vale do Jequitinhonha, MG.
Vale do Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais. , 39600-000

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Lívia Carvalho Moura
Phone:
55-61-3327-8085
Fax:
55-61-3327-8085
Email:
Ms. Isabel Figueiredo
Phone:
55-61-3327-8085
Fax:
55-61-3327-8085
Email:

Address

SHCGN CLR Quadra 709 Bloco E Loja 38
Brasília, Distrito Federal, 70.750-515

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