Reforestation of the Atlantic Forest in Brazil - Serra da Beleza

Agro-Restoration Project in partnership with Emater Rio - official environmental agency for the state of Rio de Janeiro

The Team, Sponsors and Consultants
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Emater Rio Banana Growers event and the team from the Municipality of Valença. Emater Rio: Felipe Fernandes, Nelson Pentagna. Conexão Mata Atlantica: Amanda and Mariana. Farm manager Alair in blue T-shirt, Cristina wearing yellow and green banana colours.

Technical Consultants
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Emater Rio

Website - http://www.Emater Rio

Engenheiro Florestal Felipe Fernandes
Engenheiro agrônomo Nelson Pentagna
Piaui, liaison with Indios Guarani
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Conexão Mata Atlantica

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Mariana Ribeiro Vieira
Técnica Executiva e Eng. Florestal
UEL Valença/Barra do Piral
Tel: (21) 96612-3638
Email: Mariana Ribeiro Vieira
Escritório: (24) 2453-8202

Unidade Executora Local Valença/Barra do Piraí
Official donation of Native Trees

Amanda Reis Karoly
Técnica Executiva
Tel: (24) 98833-0182
Email: Amanda Reis Karoly


Renato de Vasconcelos Barros - Engenheiro Florestal
of Viveiro de mudas de Valença - supplier of native trees
Índios Guarani nursery at Aldeia Sapucaí in Angra dos Reis, supplier of Palmito Jussara
Volunteer and project consultant

Márcia Lage - landscape designer with studies in permaculture and bioconstrutividade at IPEC in Pirenópolis, Goiás.


H B Adediran Olaya .MA Member of the International Coalition for people of African descent, Nigerian And Caribbean ancestry
Katherine Kent Brown from Maryland USA - Historian
Constanza Haydon from Philadelphia USA - Art Historian
Haylye Noade -Fashion Entrepreneur - owner of the Boutique Lark Vintage
Aurora and Matt Eastwood Darwin
Clive Errington de Crespigny Eastwood
Giovanna and Michael Steele
Sean and Heloise Wilson - Smith, Hampshire Polo School

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Environmental partners of our project

Felipe Fernandes - Emater Rio, Mariana Ribeiro - Conexão Mata Atlantic, Amanda Karoly - Conexão Mata Atlantica, Renato de Barros - Viveiro de Valença, Cristina Carneiro de Mendonça - Project Director
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Forest Engeneer Renato de Vasconcelos Barros.

The Team - Our Sponsors

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Susan Rodway KC - Desembargadora.
A major sponsor of our project
Breakfast at Santo Adolfo
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Dr.Angela Robb General Practitioner GP.
A major sponsor of our project
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Heloise Wilson - Smith
Hampshire Polo School

The Team - Our Workers
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Piaui delivering Palmito Jussara from the Guarani Indians.
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Guinho and Alair - The Orchard Pomar Agroflorestal - Mandiocal.
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Helping out with the delivery and planting of Ornamentals from Viveiro de Mudas de Valença: - Renato de Vasconcelos.
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Alair with some members of his team, Botafogo, Zé Mexirica preparing the drainage canal.
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Guinho clearing the marshes prior to planting Musa SP 'Banana Prata'.
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Felipe Fernandes Forest engineer with manager Alair and a member of his team Marcos Henrique.
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Farm Manager Alair with the late Romario and Gilberto, standing at the entrance of the farm, next to Mulungu trees which are a favourite of bees.
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Edmauro and Alair, the farm manager, sorting a delivery of native trees.
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Lindalva Maria Pereira
Hands-on helper of our project and housekeeper.
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Marcia Lage
Marcia Lage, journalist , plantswoman , landscape designer
Updated April 2023