Amazon Region

Nouvelle Planète has operated in the Amazon region since 1990 and supports projects helping indigenous population of the region, such as bilingual and intercultural education, health, nutrition, preservation of knowledge, traditions and handicrafts, forestry, fish farming, and legal training.

Where We Operate

Facts and Figures

2016

Number of projects
8
Amount transferred for these projects
CHF 873'708.-
Number of camps organized
0

Operational Strategy
The projects supported working towards self-determination for the indigenous Amazonian population, by regional indigenous organizations or local NGOs working with them, and focusing on specific aspects of people’s lives. The initiatives also help to protect the integrity and biodiversity of the tropical rain forest.