Author: K.H. de Cuba
Department of Sustainable DevelopmentThe Organization of American States (DSD/OAS)
This report is dedicated to the indigenous Trio and Wayana people in the Suriname-Brazil border region. Thanks to all the people that made this project possible. Special thanks to GranmanAsongo and other village representatives for receiving the OAS team and for the interestingdiscussions held. Thanks to Ken (village captain) for accompanying me during the assessmentsmade in Kwamalasamutu. The OAS Suriname office director, Mr. Bramble and also Ms. Bundlethat arranged the meetings with several representatives in the energy sector of Suriname aregreatly appreciated. And last but not least, Ms. Emanuels-Smith and other members of theAmazon Conservation Team (ACT) are thanked very much for making it possible to visitKwamalasamutu and Alalapadu, the accommodation, guidance and feedback provided during thevisit.
List of Acronyms
ACT Amazon Conservation TeamBOS Balance of SystemCI Conservation InternationalDSD Department of Sustainable DevelopmentGWh Giga Watt hour MW Megawatt NIMOS Nationaal Instituut voor Milieu en Ontwikkeling SurinameOAS Organization of American StatesPV Photo VoltaicSUR$ Suriname Dollars (1 US$ = 2.75 SRD)SRD Suriname DollarsWp Rated Wattage