Project for indemnification for damage to corn plantings by Lear’s macaws (2017)

I have just received the report for 2017 for the corn replacement project in Bahia. It is attached in PDF format. The team has been very busy following the drought period in 2016.

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Summary of the project report for indemnification for damage to corn plantations by Lear’s Macaws in 2017-18

The period covered was September 2017 to February 2018. The team covered a total area of 5,318 sq. kilometres.  132 farmsteads in 27 rural villages benefitted from the project by the distribution of  vouchers for a  total of 816 corn sacks weighing 60 kg each – a total of 48,960 kg (nearly 50 tonnes).   The total cost of the sacks of corn was US$ 9,530. The operational costs totalled US$ 5,845 making a total cost of US$ 15,375 for the period. .

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