Energizing the Amazon
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This special episode takes us to the Amazon Region of Brazil, specifically to the state of Mato Grosso and the Xingu People at the Parque Indígena do Xingu. Our colleague Layane, originally from Brazil herself, talks to Marcelo Martins at the Instituto Socioambiental in Brazil. Marcelo tells us about his experiences with renewable energy resources in the Amazon and about working alongside the Xingu People as part of the Programa Xingu.

Links and resources for this episode:

- Generation Power: https://www.generationpower.ca/https://indigenouscleanenergy.com/generation-power/;

- Layane Moura: https://indigenouscleanenergy.com/layane-moura-ice-team-bio/;

- Instituto Socioambiental: https://www.socioambiental.org/en;https://twitter.com/socioambiental; Programa Xingu: https://www.socioambiental.org/pt-br/o-isa/programas/xingu; Indigenous Peoples in Brazil: https://www.socioambiental.org/en/o-isa/programas/indigenous-peoples-in-brazil

Connect with us on https://icenet.work/ and https://indigenouscleanenergy.com/ or follow us on socials at @indigclnenergy! You can find Generation Power at genertationpower.ca, don’t forget to check it out!

Our next episode takes us to Uganda! We'll talk with two representatives of community-based organizations involved in energy safety and security. You can listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts! We’re back in two weeks with episode 6.

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