São Luiz do Tapajós Dam Construction: Economic Impact and Analysis of Ecosystem Services’ Provision
CSF conducted a study on the economic impact that São Luiz do Tapajós could have had on local populations if its construction in the Brazilian Amazon had been approved.
We analyzed the loss of subsistence income and the impact on two ecosystem services: water quality reduction and the increase of CO2 equivalent emissions.
Traditional houses in the Tapajós riverside.
Our findings and recommendations fostered discussions about the impact on local people’s lives, and were incorporated into the decision-making processes about local and regional development, including the decision not to build the dam.
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