Vitória Amazônica Foundation (FVA) is a non-profit civil society organization that has been working for 30 years with socio-environmental innovation at different scales in the Amazon.
We develop projects in such areas as research, social organization, education, socioeconomic development and public policies. Our focus is on solving local and regional problems based on sustainable initiatives, aimed at building an alternative development model for the Amazon region.
Much more than learning and teaching, FVA has proven the importance and viability of a more harmonious relationship between people and nature.
Develop innovative solutions that combine traditional and technical-scientific knowledge to promote suitable alternatives to regional socioeconomic development.
Collaboration: Recognition of the need for participatory construction of knowledge and multi-actor and multidisciplinary processes.
Balance: Compatibility between the conservation of Amazonian social environmental diversity and regional socioeconomic development.
Inclusion: Guarantee of equitable, active and qualified participation of relevant actors in the construction and implementation of public policies.
Diversity: Valuing the Amazon’s multiplicity as a basis for building innovative solutions for the region.
Excellence, ethics and transparency: Commitment and respect with people, organizations and partners assuring credibility, quality and effectiveness of institutional strategies.