Ecology Programmes Protected: ACT – The last of the wild places

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Key features

Landscape  Eastern Guiana Shield
  30 million hectares of pristine forests
  Enormous carbon sequestration
  As much as 10% of the world’s freshwater
  Home to 4 indigenous groups: Trios, Wayanas, Wai-wais and the Wayampis
Goals for the next 4 years  Training young political leaders
  Advocating for land rights
  Developing Life Plans with communities’ goals
  Fostering sustainable livelihood options
  Supporting the Shaman and Apprentices programmes
  Strengthening the Indigenous Park Rangers programme
  Mapping of ancestral lands