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Meeting with institutions and local leaders of Pouso Alto´s APA – GEF Private Areas

On August 20, we held the first meeting to present the GEF PRIVATE AREAS Project, at Pouso Alto APA based in Alto Paraíso de Goiás.

The event took place at the Oca Brazil Institute´s nursery and aimed to detail the project’s strategies and actions for the region with the main institutions and local leaders.

The 34 participants were invited to identify and understand how the project´s strategies could be integrated. In addition, the participants were divided into “thematic” groups, according to their activies and experiences in the region, to discuss about environmental education, sustainable extraction, ecotourism and others subjects, focused on sustainable initiatives for the region.

In each group, the main problems were raised, as the initiatives and actions that could be implemented by the project. At the end, the priority actions and the results were presented.