A multimedia tour of Ecuador's highlands.
In the Ecuadorian Amazon, the Conservancy works to conserve important natural habitats in indigenous lands located in country’s northeast - a patchwork of indigenous territories and protected areas that cover over 980,000 acres of Amazon rainforest.
To do this we collaborate with indigenous groups and partners to:
Since 1995, The Conservancy has worked with our partner Fundación Sobrevivencia Cofán to bolster the Cofán nation by strengthening their organization, the Ecuadorian Indigenous Federation for Cofán People (FEINCE).
Through FEINCE, the Conservancy has assisted the Cofán to obtain recognition of their ancestral territories and create protected areas adjacent to them, and improve community-based land management and patrolling.