Welcome to the Trocano Project
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.
The project is developed by Go Balance Limited, in partnership with Borba City Hall and focuses on avoided deforestation.
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Latest News from Trocano Araretama
Trocano celebrates National Day of Ecotourism
March 1st is National Ecotourism Day in Brazil National Ecotourism Day was celebrated by the Trocano Araretama project on March 1st. The project team celebrated the day at the CETI José Holanda Cavalcante school. Ecotourism specialist Socorro Paiva joined the team on this day. Socorro gave a lecture for the students, sharing her expertise and… Continue reading Trocano celebrates National Day of Ecotourism
New Trocano Team Member in Borba
Environmental and Agricultural Technician joins the Trocano Project Jorge Felipe de Paula has joined the Trocano project as a member of the on the ground team in the Borba. Felipe was born in Borba and spent his childhood in the area. He moved to Manaus with his family to enable him to focus on his… Continue reading New Trocano Team Member in Borba
Animals Rescued in Borba, Amazonas
During January, there were a number of animal rescue operations carried out within Borba The Municipal Secretariat for Environment in Borba were involved in these animal rescues each time. All the animals were safely and successfully released back into their natural habitats. Monkey Rescued after 5 years in captivity On Friday, the 27th of January… Continue reading Animals Rescued in Borba, Amazonas
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.