Amazon Fund

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The effectiveness of climate finance: a review of the Amazon Fund

This working paper is part of a series of studies of the effectiveness of dedicated climate funds. Four years after the operationalization of the Amazon Fund, the paper reflects on its achievements in practice.

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The Amazon Fund was created to raise donations so that investments can be made in efforts to prevent, monitor and combat deforestation, as well as to promote the conservation and sustainable use of forests in the Amazon Biome. Although the Amazon Fund was created by the government and is managed by a public bank, it is a private fund.

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 Details on our Data

  • Latest confirmation received from Fund Managers: September 2016. Contributions and projects data are as of October 2016.
  • Other contributions, not known or tracked by CFU, are made into the Gaia Fund. The Amazon Fund can draw from the Gaia Amazon Fund, hence any discrepancy between the amount deposited and that approved for projects.