Climate, Nature, and Communities in Guatemala

Status 
Active
Region 
LAC
Description 
To promote climate change mitigation by improving management of natural resources and biodiversity conservation, building institutional capacity, and strengthening policy and legal frameworks. Assistance will be focused in the Western Highlands, Maya Biosphere Reserve, the Verapaces, and Sierra de las Minas Biosphere Reserve. The program will concentrate on the advancing Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), sustainable forestry management and other environmental services, such as tourism value chains, promoting a Low Emission Development Strategy (LEDS), reducing vulnerability to climate change, and building local institutional capacity
Implementing Partner 
Rainforest Alliance
Total Lifetime Investment 
$ 57,656,022.00
USG Investment 
$ 25,000,000.00
Non-USG Investment 
$ 32,656,022.00
Start Year 
2013
End Year 
2018