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Cikel

Supporting reforestation and protection of the largest remaining rainforest,
the Amazon

THE LOCATION

The Story

Located in the Rio Capim complex, in the sate of Pará.
The Cikel REDD+ Project is based in the Amazon rain forest, the earth's most precious asset.
The area stands out for its richness in biodiversity.
The project aims to avoid emissions from planned deforestation, to maintain and improve biodiversity, to have a positive social impact on the local community, improving their social benefits, providing employment and promoting education.

   THE ANALYSIS

Preserving biodiversity and protection against the extinction of four endangered species.
14.8 MHa of tree cover have been lost in Pará, this is equivalent to a 14% decrease in tree cover since 2000, and 9.08Gt of CO₂e emissions.

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Improving the quality of life of those involved in the project by promoting employment in the region. 
Fostering higher education, schools and improved medical facilities, ecosystems and natural resources

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Alliances with the Instituto Floresta Tropical (IFT).
More than 100 publications with data collected in the company's areas.
FSC certified.

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ESG SNAPSHOT

Environmental 
outlook

Summary 

The Amazon rainforest has been a long-lasting victim of deforestation.
In the Pará state, where the project is located, 63% of the Amazon forest has been already lost. The project is implementing sustainable forest management activities that are certified by the FSC, thanks to it 27,400 hectares of rainforest is being saved compared to traditional deforestation practices.

Biodiversity Program

The 33FC and Federal University of Para has created a long term biodiversity program. Under the supervision of international universities and experts, it's aiming to help improve the knowledge on local biodiversity, to understand its threat and to develop and implement activities to improve the current situation.
 

Flora & Fauna

Species in risk of extinction:
Caiarara (Cebus Kaapori),
Cuxiú (Chiropotes satanas),
 Giant Otter (Pteronura Brasilienses)
 The bird (Guarouba guarouba). 
Protection of the river complex, besides the affluents of the Gurupí river and seven other rivers with lower flows ( insert pictures) 

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Summary

The Cikel project is beneficial not only for the protection of the forest but also for its community.
It creates social benefits for the people living in the surrounding area whose life rely on the forest.

Social Benefits

Increasing opportunities for employment and sustainable work;
Promotion of scientific research from local universities of the forest area;
Enhancement and positive change of livelihood of project stakeholders;
Development of the quality of life of the community through education, schools and better medical facilities

Social 
Outlook

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Summary

The Cikel project has alliances with the Instituto Floresta Tropical (IFT) with the Rural University of the Amazon (UFRA) and with the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA/CPATU).
These unions help strengthen the promotion of sustainable management of the Amazonian forests through education, research, and outreach programs. 

Sustainable Development Goals

The Cikel project is in line with 5 sustainable development goals which include, no poverty, decent work and economic growth, responsible consumption and production, climate action and life on land. 
This commitment helps development to balance social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Governmental
Outlook

HIGHLIGHTS

Estimated Annual Reduction

372,707 

Tonnes co2e

Project Area

27,434,9

 Hectares

Maximum Absorption

7M

Tonnes CO2e

Duration 

10

Years

Project

REDD+

Certified by

VERRA

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