Watch the latest video from our economic video series, where we present the findings from our most recent study, "A better Amazon road network for people and the environment."
Conservation Strategy Fund Leads Landmark Study on the Risks and Returns of Planned Road Projects in the Amazon
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Sarah Chiles and Kim Bonine at The ICOET Conference. Photo Credit: Anonymous
Scott Edwards and Jon Mellberg in Akagera National Park. Photo credit: Anonymous.
Sintarum waterfalls in Sintang. Photo credit: CSF CSF-Indonesia is continuing to work with the government of Sintang to integrate sustainability principles into development planning. From January 15-18, we conducted a workshop on sustainable landscape modeling, building directly on the scenario planning workshop we held in October.
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Road in Brazil. Photo credit: Pedarilhos/Shutterstock.com.CSF has been working with the Moore Foundation, IPAM, and FCDS to identify the relative riskiness of planned roads in the Amazon basin in terms of economic, social and environmental costs. Our goal is to promote better infrastructure decision-making in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru by contributing reliable data to the national road planning process.
Project Update: Evaluating the economic, social and environmental costs of planned road projects in the Amazon Basin
Highway in Ecuador. Photo credit: Shutterstock/ Dr. Morley Read.
CSF-Peru's Interim Director José Carlos Rubio taking questions at the forum. Photo credit: Ana Perez/DAR.
Most decisions regarding the environmental and social impacts of infrastructure projects in the Brazilian Amazon are arbitrated by judges, which means that there are often no clear criteria to establish compensation values.