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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30th June 2022: A New Team Member for the Trocano Project

We are pleased to welcome Luana Gomes Ferreira to the Trocano team.  Luana was born and raised in Borba and remembers the Trocano Project from 11 years ago when she was a student at school.

Luana is a proud Borbense and admires the culture of faith and devotion of the Borbense people.  Her favourite thing about Borba is the view of the Madeira river and the sunset, especially when she is with her family.

Luana was educated at school in Borba and when she finished high school she completed a secretarial course.

Luana will be a great addition to the team as she will play a key role in visiting the communities, communicating with them about the Trocano Project and answering questions they may have. … Continue reading