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All Protect-An-Acre Grants

Land is Life
2005
$2,000 to support two members of the Zapara community from the Ecuadorian Amazon to travel to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and a training preceding the Forum to build capacity for representatives from over 20 Indigenous communities around the world to strengthen their ability to participate in the meeting and other international gatherings effectively.
Protest in Sao Paulo against soy expansion
Xavante Wara Association
2005
$3,500 to support a gathering of delegates from Xavante and Kraho territories in Sao Paulo to hold a high-profile media event and discuss their plans for protecting the Cerrado, Brazil’s expansive woodland-savanna that is currently being cleared for large scale agriculture projects.
Sakhalin Environment Watch
2005
$4450 to support an Indigenous-led protest against Sakhalin-I and Sakhalin-II, the largest integrated oil and gas project currently under construction anywhere in the world.
Traditional U'wa Authority
2004
$7,500 to provide general support for U'wa efforts to build capacity, expand leadership training and experience for women in the community, support a legal team to defend U'wa land claims, and build alliances through grassroots organizing with surrounding communities.
Olancho Environmental Movement
2004
$5,000 to allow 12 local leaders to be trained and in turn train their communities in several areas related to the struggle against illegal logging in Olancho, Honduras.