1986, Brazil, as a Brazilian NGO aiming to create protected zones of pristine forest. Became international, 1992, with headquarters in Paris (France), following S-XF2327 - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Registered in accordance with French law; an NGO "declared of public interest in the field of environment" in Brazil.
Work on biodiversity, climate change and combating desertification, with a special focus on the social, economic and environmental problems facing rural communities in the Tropics.
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Advisory Board, consisting of world authorities in the area. Executive Board, including President and Secretary-General. International management team comprising 175 specialists from all continents. Each Chapter has its own Board of Trustees and its own programme areas.
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