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

PUBLICATION

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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The Dynamics of Agricultural Technology Adoption in Brazil

October 3, 2018

Evidence shows three distinct patterns of technology uptake

One of the most important issues for Brazil is how it will ...

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Challenges and Opportunities of Energy Efficiency: A Look at Brazilian Industry

September 28, 2018

Brazil has not had the same success as nations around the world in promoting energy efficiency (EE). As presented by ...

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