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In Ecuador, All eyes on the Amazon works in three areas:

CONFENIAE

Area. The Confederation of Indigenous nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon represents 1,656,200 hectares in the southern Ecuadorian Amazon.

People. Around 25,500 people will benefit from the program activities. These beneficiaries are Indigenous People from 176 communities of 2 Indigenous nationalities: Shuar and Achuar.

Threats. The main threats in the area are illegal logging, illegal mining, oil concessions and the construction of roads.

Activities. Training in mapping, monitoring techniques (analyzing satellite data, drones, GPS and documentation), video for evidence.

Waorani

Area. The Waorani territory is 1 million hectares, including areas with populations that still live in in isolation.

People. The program beneficiaries are 9 Waorani communities that in total represent 830 inhabitants.

Threats. The main threats that are identified in the area are: oil drilling, illegal logging, illegal mining and the construction of roads.

Activities. Training in mapping, monitoring techniques (analyzing satellite data, drones, GPS and documentation), video for evidence.

North of Ecuador

Area. This area is 600,000 hectares and is located north of Ecuador between the provinces of Sucumbíos and Orellana.

People. The program will work in an area where 4 indigenous communities have been affected by oil activities: Kichwas, Sionas, Cofan and Siekopai. The number of people that live in these communities is around 30 thousand.

Threats. The main threats of the area are the contamination by oil activities and illegal logging.

Activities. Training in mapping, monitoring techniques (analyzing satellite data, drones, GPS and documentation), video for evidence.