Enterprise for the Americas Initiative and Tropical Forest Conservation Act (EAI/TFCA)

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History

Founded 1992, as Enterprise for the Americas Initiative (EAI) -- Initiative pour les Amériques, following proposal, June 1990, Buenos Aires (Argentina), by Act of US Congress, under US President George H W Bush. Expanded by Act of US Congress, 1998, under US President William Clinton. Registered in accordance with US law included in the US Foreign Assistance Act as Part IV. In 1998, a Part V was added and called the Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA), which built on the EAI and made two major changes - it focused the purpose on tropical forest conservation and it made the programme worldwide.

Aims

Reduce official debt to the USA by qualifying countries while providing the means to create and endow public-private foundation to grant small sums to NGOs and communities in the field of tropical forest conservation.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F2291

Last News Received

1. Jun 2014
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