Brazil

BRAZIL

Brazil has vast natural resources that carry immense potential for the country’s economic and environmental goals; it has significant opportunity to increase agricultural production while protecting natural assets.

 

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Led by Juliano J. Assunção, a professor in the Department of Economics at PUC-Rio, CPI’s Brazil office supports key policymakers and decision-makers, such as the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment and the Brazilian National Development Bank. Our research focuses on a Production and Protection approach to land use, particularly forestry and agriculture, energy, and finance. We also lead a collaboration called INPUT (Land Use Initiative – Iniciativa Para o Uso da Terra), which brings together a team of specialists who work at the forefront of how to increase environmental protection and food production.

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What's New in Brazil

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Proposta do relator da MPV 867/2018 coloca em risco o novo Código Florestal

April 29, 2019

A Lei 12.651/2012, conhecida como novo Código Florestal, constitui uma oportunidade única para o Brasil conciliar o ...

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Decreto nº 9.760/2019 altera regras de conversão de multa ambiental em prestação de serviços ambientais

April 17, 2019

No Brasil, a Constituição Federal prevê que as condutas e as atividades lesivas ao meio ambiente sujeitarão os ...

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Combating Illegal Deforestation

April 8, 2019

Strengthening Command and Control is Fundamental
The Challenge
Protecting native vegetation is not merely a critical and urgent environmental responsibility ...

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Combate ao desmatamento ilegal

April 8, 2019

Fortalecimento do comando e controle é fundamental
O Desafio
Para o Brasil, a proteção de sua vegetação nativa nã...

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Jabutis de diferentes espécies e tamanhos ameaçam o novo Código Florestal

March 14, 2019

ANÁLISE DAS EMENDAS À MEDIDA PROVISÓRIA Nº 867/2018
A promulgação da Lei no 12.651/2012, instituindo ...

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