The Amazonas Sustainable Foundation is a public-private, independent and non-profit,
non-governmental institution of public interest and without political party connections. It was
founded in December, 2007, by the Amazonas State Government and the Bradesco Bank, according to its
bylaws, approved by the State Public Ministry, in the title recorded at civil registry, according
to federal and state laws.
For further information, please access http://www.fas-amazonas.org/.
For more information, see:
"The Juma Sustainable Development Reserve Project: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from
Deforestation in the State of Amazonas, Brazil", Project Design Document, and the
CCBA (Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance) validation report by TÜV–SÜD
Industrie Service GmbH for this project.
The Costs of REDD: Lessons from Amazonas
Methodology for estimating reductions of greenhouse gases emissions from frontier deforestation