Project: Corredor Biologico La Gamba - Intelligent and Ecological CO2 Sequestration and Creation of a Biological Corridor in the Golfo Dulce Region with Reforestation, Forest Protection and Permaculture

In cooperation with Rainforest Luxemburg

Funding: Ministère du Dévelopement (Ministry of Environment)
Amount: 299.607 Euros
Running time: three years
Project leader: Anton Weissenhofer

The project ‘COBIGA - Intelligent and ecological CO2 Sequestration’ was submitted by the Tropical Field Station La Gamba in cooperation with the Verein Rainforest Luxemburg to the Ministère du Dévelopement (Ministry of Environment), Luxemburg in 2017. The multi-facetted project includes the funding of scientific theses in the fields of reforestation and permaculture, the expansion of the Finca Alexis through purchase  of additional land (40ha), the acquisition of 15 camera traps for the monitoring project with the MINAE and Osa Conservancy, training courses for interested parties from La Gamba and San Miguel, as well as an educational trail and the restauration of the Finca Modelo’s roof. The project volume amounts to 299.603 Euros and has a running time of 3 years (with an optional extension).

A big thanks to the board of Rainforest Luxemburg for their tireless effort regarding La Gamba.