In order to achieve its climate targets and to promote efficient land use, Brazil must implement and enforce the environmental protections outlined in its Forest Code of 2012. Though it has promise, the legislation relies heavily on the compliance of Brazilian states and individual landowners to ensure its success. These two in-depth policy briefs address these challenges by facilitating understanding of and compliance with the Forest Code.
Policy Brief – Part I – How to Navigate the Complexity(1.51 MB)
Policy Brief – Part II – Paths and Challenges to Compliance(1.74 MB)
Flowchart – Forest Code Compliance for Rural Properties with Less than Four Fiscal Modules(540.71 kb)
Flowchart – Forest Code Compliance for Rural Properties with More than Four Fiscal Modules(530.37 kb)