The Trocano Araretama Project is located within the Municipality of Borba, in the Amazonas state of Brazil and is a REDD+ avoided deforestation project which brings a combination of carbon, social and biodiversity benefits through the implementation of it’s project activities.

The project area is at-risk from deforestation, which threatens the existence of the entire natural ecosystem of the forest.  The project provides forest protection and biodiversity conservation to an area that totals 1,346,541 hectares. 

The project also brings invaluable social and community benefits to the 10,700 inhabitants of the 105 communities within the project area; all of whom directly benefit from their commitment and contribution to the project. 

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17th August 2021:  First Anniversary of Borba initiating the Municipal Forest Garden Project!

The Municipality of Borba created a reforestation project, in order to repopulate Borba with its native plant and fruit species. On the 17th of August 2020 the construction of the Municipal Forest Garden began, this is the first stage of the project.

The Municipality of Borba joined the MS Amazonas program (Programa Municipios Sustentáveis Amazonas)  in 2017.  MS Amazonas is implemented to reduce deforestation, environmental degradation and fires in the State and runs alongside and in compatibility with the Trocano project…. Continue reading