A constructive solution
to the ongoing destruction
of the Amazon
Rotary District 4720 brings cutting edge social innovation for economic growth in vulnerable communities through INMED Aquaponics® in the heart of the Amazon Basin.
Discover how a small amount today can make long-term impact of change in the Amazon through food security, income generation, vocational and technical training and climate change adaptation.
Key threats to the Amazon
Deforestation and illegal fires
Endangering of indigenous and traditional peoples
Lack of health infrastructure
Food Insecurity and hunger
INMED Partnerships for Children has partnered with the Foundation for Amazon Sustainability (FAS) to introduce a climate-smart farming technique to the Amazon, where FAS has spent more than a decade implementing sustainability projects. The project includes launching an aquaponics program called INMED Aquaponics®. The location selected for the project is the village of Tumbira, located up river from Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas/Brazil.
This project will bring:
FULL PROJECT BRIEFING
Income generation & vocational training
Benefiting indigenous and riverside communities that have been severely affected by rampant poverty.
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Continuous production of healthy food
Sustainable production and handling of food
Conscientious use of natural resources
INMED Aquaponics® is an agricultural technique that combines fish farming with hydroponics in a closed system.
INMED has 39 implemented systems in 4 countries
around the world. Its aquaponics programs have impacted over 70.000 people.
THE RIGHT SOLUTION
AT THE RIGHT TIME
INMED Aquaponics® interacts with SDG goals
to obtain results!
INMED's aquaponics model is a globally adaptable tool for Poverty Cycle Intervention and it aligns with all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals!
INMED Partnerships for Children is a nonprofit international humanitarian development organization whose sole mission is to end poverty by developing sustainable systems that build pathways for vulnerable children, families and communities to achieve well-being and self-reliance.
The Foundation For Amazon Sustainability (FAS) is a non-profit civil society organization operating in the Amazon. It is an institution that promotes regional development through research, development and innovation activities.
Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.