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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Large-scale Reforestation: Starting with Public Lands in the Brazilian Amazon

January 15, 2019

Although promoting large-scale reforestation is no easy task, Brazil is uniquely positioned to reap substantial gains from undertaking this endeavor. ...

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Reflorestamento em larga escala: Terras públicas na Amazônia são um ponto de partida

January 15, 2019

Para um país do tamanho do Brasil, promover reflorestamento em larga escala é sabidamente uma tarefa desafiadora. No entanto, pode ...

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Ensuring Greener Economic Growth for Brazil

November 3, 2018

Maína Celidonio is also an author of this report

Opportunities for Meeting Brazil’s Nationally Determined Contribution and Stimulating ...

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The Lab: 2017-2018 Cycle Instrument Analysis

October 12, 2018

The Lab aims to drive billions of dollars of private investment to the low-carbon economy, by identifying, developing, and supporting transformative sustainable finance ideas. Founded in 2014, the Lab incubates a small number of initiatives each year. The 35 instruments launched by the Lab have mobilized US$ 1.38 million to date.

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A Dinâmica da Adoção de Tecnologias Agrícolas no Brasil

October 3, 2018

Evidência indica três padrões distintos de adoção de tecnologias

Continuar satisfazendo à crescente demanda global por alimentos ...

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