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“Young Indigenous Defenders of the Amazon”

Organization
GRIAM
Email coordinator: betancmont444@gmail.com
Telf: +58 426-2252693
Responsible/Coordinator: Luis Betancourt

Description
Project “Young Indigenous Defenders of the Amazon”, which includes training and activism in environmental defence of the Amazon and Venezuelan Orinoquia. The relevance of this project is based on the need to form defence movements in this important region of the country, in view of the growing mining activities and their serious socio-environmental consequences.

Location
Amazonas State (Cataniapo)

Beneficiary
Wötjüja Community

Status
Meetings with sectoral indigenous leaders and preliminary coordination have begun, but funds are awaited for the effective initiation and execution of the project.
Waiting for funds.