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UK aid contributes to the conservation of the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala

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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) of the United Kingdom, through its Darwin Initiative programme, has granted £269,681 for a 3 year project aimed at protecting forests in the Mayan Biosphere Reserve (MBR) in Peten by working together and benefiting nearly 4,000 people living in the area