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Initiation of the 3-month feasibility study

ACT accompanied Rubem Cesar Fernandes, president and founder of Viva Rio – one of Brazil’s largest foundations – together with Andre Guimaraes of Conservation International and Sérgio Weguelin former director of the Amazon Fund, managed by BNDES, in a due diligence trip of the Rio Jauaperi and in particular the village of Xixuaú and the surrounding area.

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Due Diligence Trip

Due Diligence Trip

ACT accompanied Rubem Cesar Fernandes, president and founder of Viva Rio – one of Brazil’s largest foundations – together with Andre Guimaraes of Conservation International and Sérgio Weguelin former director of the Amazon Fund, managed by BNDES, in a due diligence trip of the Rio Jauaperi and in particular the village of Xixuaú and the surrounding area.

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A fundamental investment for the wellbeing of the Xixuaú Community

A fundamental investment for the wellbeing of the Xixuaú Community

A new health post has just been built and inaugurated in the Xixuaú Community. They had built a much needed health post in 2002, but due to a lack of appropriate material, it had fallen into disrepair.

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The support of a conservationist

The Amazon Charitable Trust (ACT) was invited to co-host, alongside WWF, the launch of Stanley Johnson’s new book, “'UNEP: The First Forty Years”, released to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the United Nations Environment Programme. Mr Johnson’s work traces the history and milestones of the UN agency, which has become the world’s leading inter-governmental organisation on environmental issues, and calls for new major efforts to halt global tropical deforestation.

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