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Maintaining and Increasing Carbon Stocks in Agro-silvopastoral Systems in Rural Communities of the Selva Zoque-Sumidero Canyon Complex as a Climate Change Mitigation Strategy


To maintain and increase carbon stocks through avoiding deforestation in natural ecosystems and adopting
sustainable management practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase carbon sequestration in agro-pastoral systems in the Selva El Ocote Biosphere Reserve (REBISO)

GEF Project ID: 5751

Countries: Mexico

Focal Area: Climate Change

Approval Date: 6/9/2014

Project Status: Closed

Period: GEF-5

Executing Agency: Cooperativa Ambio S.C. de R.I. (AMBIO), Comisión Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP)

GEF Total Grant: USD $1,009,174

Cofinancing Total: USD $3,769,400

Contact Information: Daniela Carrion

Project Website: GEF-Secretariat Project Link

Aerial view of forest in Chiapas, Mexico 
© CI/photo by Miguel Ángel de la Cueva

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