Rainforests are worth more when standing rather than cut down.
In order to promote sustainable development in the Amazon, FAS adopts strategies on global and local scales, implementing agendas related to these strategic thematic axes: health, education, citizenship, empowerment, income generation, community infrastructure, environmental conservation, management and transparency, research, development and innovation. All are related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
On a global scale, the Foundation supports international agendas and multilateral articulations, as well as participates in the Network of Solutions for Sustainable Development (SDSN).
Within the Amazon, they are responsible for the executive secretariat of the SDSN Amazon Network, in addition to maintaining an intense channel of dialogue with the main institutions focused on the environment and sustainability in Latin America and Pan-Amazon.
At the local level, in 2019, FAS assisted more than 9,430 families, benefiting more than 39,460 people living in 16 sustainable conservation units in the State of Amazonas and 32 municipalities, in an area of more than 11 million hectares, building solutions for sustainable development through programs and projects that address strategic issues for the region.
The main initiatives are implemented through the Bolsa Floresta Program (PBF), Education, Health and Citizenship Program (PES), Innovative Solutions Program (PSI), Institutional Development and Partnerships Program (PDI) and the Management and Transparency Program ( PGT).