The Trocano Araretama Project is a REDD+ carbon project in the Brazilian Amazon that brings a combination of social, biodiversity and carbon benefits through the implementation of it’s project activities.
The Trocano project area is at-risk from deforestation, threatening the existence of the entire natural ecosystem of the forest. It is located in the Municipality of Borba, in the Amazonas State of Brazil.
The aims of the REDD+ project are forest protection and biodiversity conservation. The project is in an area of natural forest within the Amazon region of Brazil, and the project totals 1,346,541 hectares.
In addition, social and community benefits are brought to the 10,700 inhabitants of the project area. All the communities directly benefit from their commitment and contribution to the project.
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Latest News from Trocano Araretama
2022 was a successful year for the Trocano Project The Trocano Project implementation team, together with Go Balance would like to take this opportunity to thank the Mayor of Borba, Simão Peixoto, his municipal secretariats, City Hall team and all the people of Borba for helpings us achieve a very successful year for the Trocano… Continue reading Trocano Project 2022 Review of the Year
Education Program held in schools across Borba Throughout the month of November, the Trocano Project participated in the Dengue Awareness Campaign in Borba. The campaign was led by the Endemic Diseases team of the Department of Health and Education in Borba City Hall. The focus was as a children’s awareness program to combat the dengue… Continue reading Dengue Awareness Campaign in Borba
Stingless bee farmers to start generating income Following the well-attended stingless bee breeding courses held in July and August, the Trocano Project is pleased to report that the course participants have found buyers, to buy exclusively the honey produced in the communities of Borba. The Trocano Project team is overjoyed at the success of this… Continue reading Buyers found for locally-produced honey
Key Features of the Trocano Project
The main activity of the Trocano Project is the protection of 1.3 million hectares of natural forest that is at risk of deforestation. Thus, conserving the forest ensures carbon emissions are avoided by preventing the loss of threatened forests. Read more...
The Trocano Project brings numerous benefits to the communities within the project area, and the municipality of Borba as a whole. Benefits include supplying clean drinking water, training in sustainable practices and sports facilities. Read more…
The location of the Trocano Project is rich in biodiversity and the project has an abundance of varied yet endangered biodiversity. The project is in the Madeira River region which includes endemic species found solely in this area. Read more…
The project is implemented in accordance with the Natural Forest Standard. It has achieved full independent, third-party validation and verification for its achievements in avoided deforestation, socio-economic benefits and biodiversity protection within the project area.