Commitment to Action

Brazilian Forest Conservation through Cocoa production

Commitment by

Imaflora

In 2010, IMAFLORA committed to contribute to the conservation of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, and its rich and endangered biodiversity, through the development of a pilot model of payment for environmental services, based on a regional approach that links the responsible production of cocoa and its environmentally-friendly markets with the maintenance and enhancement of environmental services like forest carbon stocks, water production, biodiversity protection, and improvement of livelihoods of farmers and rural workers.

Share

Tabs

Overview
Summary

Commitment

Brazilian Forest Conservation through Cocoa production

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

5 years

Estimated Total Value

$150,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

BRAZIL

Commitment by

Imaflora

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Comissao Pastoral da Terra - Pastoral Land Commission, CAMPPAX - Cooperative in Sao Felix do Xingu, Organizacion de Conservacion de Tierras, Industria Brasileira de Cacau, Rainforest Alliance, Sustainable Agriculture Network, Instituto Cabruca, Guandu Cooperative, Instituto Floresta Viva