The Andes Amazon Protected Areas Database (AAPAD)




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The Andes Amazon Protected Areas Database is a project financed by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) and executed by the Department of Sustainable Development at the Organization of American States (OAS-DSD).  The main goal of this project is to develop an online database with information about the status of the protected areas in the Andes – Amazon region.  The database is one of many tools to gauge management effectiveness, to facilitate decision makers, and better target investments in biodiversity conservation and management.


Cooperation Agreements (Countries)

Country Organization Participant

Servicio Nacional de Áreas Protegidas (SERNAP)

Amazon Conservation Association


Ministerio do Meio ambiente - Sistema Nacional de Unidades de Conservacao

Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e do Recursos Naturais Renovaveis - Sistema de Informacao de Unidades de Conservacao - SIUC

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas de Amazonia - INPA - BioGeo.


Direccion Nacional de Biodiversidad y Areas Protegidas - Ministerio del Ambiente.


Enviormental Protection Agency


Intendencia de Areas Naturales Protegidas - Instituto Nacional de Recursos Naturales - INRENA - Ministerio de Agricultura


Unidad Administrativa Especial de Parques Naturales Nacionales -UAESPNN - Regional Orinoquia Amazonia


Nature Conservation Division - Suriname Forest Service


STINASU - Stiching Natuurbehoud Suriname.



Centro Internacional de Ecologia Tropical


Multilateral Agreements (International Organizations and Foundations)

Organization of American States (OAS) - InterAmerican Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN)

Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO)

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Organization of American States (OAS) - Department of sustainable Development

German International Cooperation Agency (GTZ)






This page was last updated on Thursday May 20, 2010.