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Seed and Restoration Market: Providing Environmental Services and Biodiversity, Brazil
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Rede de Sementes do Cerrado - RSC
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Strengthen and expand a network of existing seed collectors in the Chapada dos Veadeiros and promote the creation of networks in the Environmental Protection Area (APA) of the Rio Descoberto Basin, in the APA of Nascentes do Rio Vermelho region and the Wildlife Refuge of Veredas do Oeste Baiano, northeast of Goiás and southwest of Bahia. Strengthen local and regional trade in seeds of native species of the Cerrado, improving the commercial interface between collectors and consumers of native seeds. Disseminate techniques with the best possible cost-benefit for the restoration and planting of native species of the Cerrado.

Strategic Direction: 3 Promote and strengthen supply chains associated with the sustainable use of natural resources and ecological restoration in the hotspot