Go Balance is the developer for the Trocano Araretama project and works in partnership with the Municipality of Borba and the NGO Iakira to deliver the carbon, biodiversity and socio-economic benefits to the project area and its inhabitants.
Go Balance has the lead role in preparing, collating and presenting the relevant and required documentation and data for the project, and also for the sales and marketing in respect of the achieved Natural Capital Credits.
Municipality of Borba
The Municipality of Borba is situated within the state of Amazonas, Brazil and covers a total area of 4.4 million hectares with a population totalling around 40,000 people.
Senior members of the Municipal Council are involved at all levels of the project. The Council ensures that all funding achieved through the benefits from implementing the Trocano Araretama project are used in environmentally positive ways.
Iakira is a Borba-based NGO that was formed through funding from the Trocano Araretama project. Their main role is to educate the local communities in the benefits of avoided deforestation and environmental preservation and sustainable practices.
Iakira oversees the implementation of the project and its benefits, and in consultation with the communities of the project area, ensures the fair distribution of the benefits achieved, and that they bring meaningful improvements to the communities and the project area as a whole.