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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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13th May 2022: New, local Project Manager joins the Team

The Trocano Araretama Project has assigned a new Project Manager to the team, Joaquina Lourenço.

As an Amazonian, Joaquina has a deep cultural understanding which will bring crucial benefits to the project locally.  Joaquina has achieved Masters Degrees in Production Engineering and Project Management, and has recently completed a third Masters Degree in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology in Human Development.

Joaquina has an extensive professional background in field operations and business support for large international organisations in Manaus, Brazil… Continue reading