Conservation and  Sustainability Center
Fundação Amazonas Sustentável
Created in 2007, trhough a partnership between the public (Amazonas State Government) and private sectors  (Bradesco Bank)...
Goals 1. Reduce deforestation and promote environmental conservation in the State Protected Areas of the Amazonas State 2....
The importance of our work With the forest standing, the rains of South America are kept, since the forest is considered a...
Bolsa Floresta Program
Bolsa Floresta Program Bolsa Floresta , the world´s biggest program of payments  for environmental services, recognizes th...
The 4 components of the  Bolsa Floresta Program Income Association Social Family
Areas of the  Bolsa Floresta Program Bolsa Floresta 15 Protected Areas ~ 10M ha Click here for more info. Negro-Amazonas R...
Bolsa Floresta Program Workshops Through participatory methodologies and techniques of art education, the perticipants dis...
The participantes are invited to subscribe, V oluntarily, to the  Bolsa Floresta Program , by committing to  No Deforestat...
FAS ’  Education Project The NCS, as a support program, are structural actions inside the Bolsa Floresta Program scope Bol...
Context  –  Education in the Reserves <ul><li>Content not suited to local needs - urban and generic subjects; </li></ul><u...
Conservation and  Sustainability Center
Conservation and Sustainability Center In May 2009, it began the activities of the first Conservation and Sustainability C...
Mission Educate and generate knowledge to improve the life quality of the forest people and traditional communities by pro...
Vision <ul><ul><li>Be a reference to an innovative template of education, adapted  to the local context, with multi-instit...
Location
Structure Healthcare Center School Forest Family House Teacher ’ s house Bolsa Floresta Program Base
Structure  Rain water capture Biodigestor Solar Energy Panels The NCSs aim for being demonstrative templates of sustainabl...
Agroecology – Organic plantation and Agroforetry Systems Here, the forest is also a classroom.  The stutents practice what...
Guiding Principles <ul><li>Education for change of the local reality;  </li></ul><ul><li>Practice on forests, plantations,...
Guiding Principles <ul><li>Institutional partnerships; </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic approach; </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulation ...
Target Audience <ul><li>Students in primary, secondary and vocational </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers from public and private s...
Partnerships Co-managers: Hospital Universitário Francisca Mendes Prefeituras Municipais IPA Partners:
Strategic Axis Education Income  Generation Health Research and knowledge generation Center Management
Strategic Goals EDUCATION INCOME GENERATION HEALTH CENTER MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE GENERATION PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL...
Projects PROJECT NAME NCS JUMA NCS  RIO NEGRO NCS UATUMÃ NCS MAMIRAUÁ General Management of Projects ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Formal Educat...
What has been acomplished <ul><li>Complementary courses: </li></ul><ul><li>Native Seeds Collection – UFAM; </li></ul><ul><...
 
Juma  Conservation and Sustainability Center
Uatumã  Conservation and Sustainability Center
Rio Negro Conservation and Sustainability Center
Mamirauá Conservation and Sustainability Center
How to get involved? For more information on how to contribute with our work, please contact: Raquel Luna [email_address] ...
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This presentation tells a little about the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation's Conservation and Sustainability Centers, which are education projects adapted to the local reality of the traditional people in the deep Amazon.

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FAS' Conservation and Sustainability Center - Presentation

  1. 1. Conservation and Sustainability Center
  2. 2. Fundação Amazonas Sustentável
  3. 3. Created in 2007, trhough a partnership between the public (Amazonas State Government) and private sectors (Bradesco Bank). Amazonas Sustainable Foundation Other Partners
  4. 4. Goals 1. Reduce deforestation and promote environmental conservation in the State Protected Areas of the Amazonas State 2. Improve life quality of traditional communities
  5. 5. The importance of our work With the forest standing, the rains of South America are kept, since the forest is considered a water pump for this region By conserving the Amazon, we are taking care of the world´s biggest biodiversity Keeping the forest standing up is interesting for Brazil and for the rest of the world To reduce burnings ands deforestation, that contribute to global warming
  6. 6. Bolsa Floresta Program
  7. 7. Bolsa Floresta Program Bolsa Floresta , the world´s biggest program of payments for environmental services, recognizes the role of the traditional population in the conservation of forests.
  8. 8. The 4 components of the Bolsa Floresta Program Income Association Social Family
  9. 9. Areas of the Bolsa Floresta Program Bolsa Floresta 15 Protected Areas ~ 10M ha Click here for more info. Negro-Amazonas Regioal Madeira Regional Solimões Regional Juruá-Jutaí Regional
  10. 10. Bolsa Floresta Program Workshops Through participatory methodologies and techniques of art education, the perticipants discuss about the concepts of forest conservation, climate change, sustainable productive chains, adapted to the local reality
  11. 11. The participantes are invited to subscribe, V oluntarily, to the Bolsa Floresta Program , by committing to No Deforestation . Bolsa Floresta Program Workshops
  12. 12. FAS ’ Education Project The NCS, as a support program, are structural actions inside the Bolsa Floresta Program scope Bolsa Floresta Program Support Programs + Special projects Conservation and Sustainability Centers (NCS)
  13. 13. Context – Education in the Reserves <ul><li>Content not suited to local needs - urban and generic subjects; </li></ul><ul><li>High dropout rate and low impact on improving the life quality of traditional communities; </li></ul><ul><li>Students have to move to nearby towns to continue studies - which often was not possible due to lack of resources or not to separate the family; </li></ul><ul><li>By 2009, only 4.2% of the Juma population over 18 years old had completed primary education and, only 1.5%, high school. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Traditional School at Sustainable Development Reserves (RDS)
  14. 14. Conservation and Sustainability Center
  15. 15. Conservation and Sustainability Center In May 2009, it began the activities of the first Conservation and Sustainability Center, called Samuel Benchimol. Clique aqui para ver o vídeo da Escola do Juma
  16. 16. Mission Educate and generate knowledge to improve the life quality of the forest people and traditional communities by promoting the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources
  17. 17. Vision <ul><ul><li>Be a reference to an innovative template of education, adapted to the local context, with multi-institutional cooperation, which can stimulate public policies directed to sustainable development </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Location
  19. 19. Structure Healthcare Center School Forest Family House Teacher ’ s house Bolsa Floresta Program Base
  20. 20. Structure Rain water capture Biodigestor Solar Energy Panels The NCSs aim for being demonstrative templates of sustainable pratices of water, food and solar energy management
  21. 21. Agroecology – Organic plantation and Agroforetry Systems Here, the forest is also a classroom. The stutents practice what they learn and promote the center ’ s self sufficiency.
  22. 22. Guiding Principles <ul><li>Education for change of the local reality; </li></ul><ul><li>Practice on forests, plantations, fisheries, backyards and communities; </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship education; </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy of Alternation; </li></ul><ul><li>Development of the talents and local initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting the local culture ; </li></ul>
  23. 23. Guiding Principles <ul><li>Institutional partnerships; </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic approach; </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulation to scientific and technological research and innovation; </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the implementation of the Bolsa Floresta Program; </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the management of Protected Areas; </li></ul><ul><li>Support for reducing deforestation and forest degradation. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Target Audience <ul><li>Students in primary, secondary and vocational </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers from public and private schools and other education workers involved </li></ul><ul><li>Community leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional communities </li></ul><ul><li>Technicians </li></ul><ul><li>Health professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental agents </li></ul><ul><li>Participants of the Bolsa Floresta Program </li></ul>
  25. 25. Partnerships Co-managers: Hospital Universitário Francisca Mendes Prefeituras Municipais IPA Partners:
  26. 26. Strategic Axis Education Income Generation Health Research and knowledge generation Center Management
  27. 27. Strategic Goals EDUCATION INCOME GENERATION HEALTH CENTER MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE GENERATION PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AIMED FOR LOCAL NEEDS THROUGH THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN VIEW OF THEIR FEASIBILITY IN LOCAL ACCORDANCE WITH THE MANAGEMENT PLAN PROMOTE THE PREVENTION OF DISEASES, DIAGNOSIS AND ASSISTANCE PROMOTE THE SUPPLY OF THE CENTER LOCAL THROUGH SERVICES AND PRODUCTS CONDUCT APPLIED RESEARCHES THAT COMBINE SCIENTIFIC AND TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGES PROMOTE AN EDUCATIONAL PROCESS THAT INTEGRATES THE CENTER TO THE STUDENTS’ COMMUNITIES, QUALIFYING AND TRAINING MULTIPLIERS GENERATE KNOWLEDGE AIMED TO INCOME HELD ACTIONS DESIGN TO FAMILYIES FOOD AND NUTRITIONAL SECURITY CAPTURE AND GARANTEE PARTNERSHIPS WITH INSTITUTIONS THAT ARE CAPABLE OF ADDING RESOURCES NEEDED FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTIONS PROMOTE PRACTICES AND KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE BETWEEN TRADITIONAL COMMUNITIES INTEGRATE FORMAL EDUCATION OFFERS WITH THE CONTEXTED EDUCATION CONCEPT OF THE CENTERS SUPPORT ASSOCIATIONS AND COOPERATIVES AS MEANS OF PRODUCTION THROUGH SOCIAL ORGANIZATION IMPLANT AND DISSEMINATE ENERGY, WATER AND FOOD SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES PROMOTE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES THAT MINIMIZES DEFORESTATION IN PROTECTED AREAS
  28. 28. Projects PROJECT NAME NCS JUMA NCS RIO NEGRO NCS UATUMÃ NCS MAMIRAUÁ General Management of Projects ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Formal Education Structure ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Lectures for teachers ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Involvement of the local schools ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Work plans and contracts (Partners) ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Communication ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Rain-Water Captures ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Operational and Supply Management ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Local Management ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Center ’ s Garden Project ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Associations of Parents and Teachers ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Agroforestry Systems   ѵ ѵ ѵ Solid Waste ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Food Safety   ѵ ѵ ѵ Cleaning and conservation ѵ ѵ   ѵ ѵ   Seed Picking ѵ   ѵ   Culture of small animals ѵ   ѵ   Forest Management   ѵ ѵ   Woodwork ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Science Fair ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Museum ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Eco-olympics ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ Informatics ѵ ѵ   ѵ Soccer tournament among centers   ѵ ѵ ѵ ѵ   Cutting and Sewing course   v     Cultural Exchange - CISV   ѵ     Reseve Diagnosis       ѵ
  29. 29. What has been acomplished <ul><li>Complementary courses: </li></ul><ul><li>Native Seeds Collection – UFAM; </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition - SENAC; </li></ul><ul><li>PCE - Partnership with FAPEAM for five undergraduate research projects in 2010 and 16 in 2011; </li></ul><ul><li>Permaculture (course in Manaus, in the Core Unit + Demonstrative Unit and Food Production); </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding of electrical installations; </li></ul><ul><li>Woodwork techniques; </li></ul><ul><li>Among others… </li></ul>
  30. 31. Juma Conservation and Sustainability Center
  31. 32. Uatumã Conservation and Sustainability Center
  32. 33. Rio Negro Conservation and Sustainability Center
  33. 34. Mamirauá Conservation and Sustainability Center
  34. 35. How to get involved? For more information on how to contribute with our work, please contact: Raquel Luna [email_address] (+55 92) 4009-8900 (+55 92) 8183-6196

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