Who support us

Various foundations, public bodies and national and international companies support us.

Our projects are recognised by the local Brazilian government (Rorainopolis Municipality) and federal agencies (Ministry of Environment and IBAMA – the environmental enforcement agency); moreover it is authorized by the Ministry of Tourism, which controls the touristic activities of the region.

The project is part of the Rio Negro Network (RNN), which brings together NGOs working on social and environmental issues across the Rio Negro riverbasin. The Network includes local organisations such as the Social-Environmental Institute (Instituto Socioambiental, ISA), The Vitoria Amazonica Foundation (Fundação Vitória Amazônica, FVA), the Institute of Ecological Research (Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, IPÊ) and WWF-Brazil.

Our project partners have included the Brazilian National Amazon Research Institute (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa da Amazônia, INPA), the National Health Foundation (Fundação Nacional de Saúde), the universities of Rome, Milan and Siena (in Italy), the Italy-Latin America Institute of Rome and the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). We are currently collaborating with INPA, the Royal Botanical Garden Kew (London) and the Science Museum (Trento, Italy).
Today, our major supporters are:

Furthermore, those who have supported us include:



Edited by Emanuela Evangelista


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