Project ID 570BRZ3006

This UNESCO crosscutting (SHS, SC and CLT) 3-year project is focused on fostering local sustainable development, promoting human rights and preserving the historical and intangible heritage affected by the dam collapse (2015) in the region of the city of Mariana (based in the vicinities of Ouro Preto, coincidentally a World Heritage Site since 1980). The project shall also involve the SC expertise, particularly the experience of UNESCO's International Hidrological Programme (IHP) and the MaB programme, in actions of participatory water monitoring and preservation of local biodiversity.

  • On-going

USD 1,964,565

Total Project Budget

USD 1,570,191

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.06.28
End Date 2023.09.29
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Fundação Renova
Fundação Renova

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Social and human sciences
Outcome 7 - Promote inclusion and combat discrimination, hate speech and stereotypes Output: 7.SHS2 - Member States capacities strengthened in applying social and human scientific frontier knowledge to devise effective policy solutions to advance an inclusive development agenda with the aim to improve the well-being of people, particularly the most vulnerable, addressing the legacies of the pandemic crisis and face the social impact of climate change
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%