Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA)
The Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) uses the law to prevent human rights and environmental abuses perpetrated in the pursuit of economic development. Collaborating with varied partners, AIDA provides legal advice and assistance to individuals and communities whose rights are undermined or violated by the practices of extractive industries, destructive dams and toxic dumping. It engages in legal work at the local, national and regional levels, as well as conducting research and public and policy advocacy in several Latin American countries.
SRT started supporting AIDA in 2012.
Total funds received to date: £275,000
Current grant: £225,000 over 3 years
Grant start: 1st July 2016
Programmes: Transparency and Accountability