Standing at the crossroads – will Brazilian forests win?

Standing at the crossroads – will Brazilian forests win?

Isabella Freire Vitali, director of Proforest Brasil and member of Brazilian Coalition wrote to Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 blog. She belives that historic achievements in curbing deforestation are in risk and the efforts led by committed companies and civil society are central to this issue. Read more >>

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The Paris Agreement goes ahead

The Paris Agreement goes ahead

The COP 22 ends and, knowing that there is an implementation plan and the willingness to keep a broad dialogue with society, there is now  a domestic agenda to support us towards our goals (photos: Luana Maia and UN Climate Change) read more>>

With a focus on land use, Brazil will implement its NDC

With a focus on land use, Brazil will implement its NDC

Brazil's commitments are largely related to forests and farming. The Brazilian Coalition points out the main challenges and proposals for this agenda, aiming at reducing Brazilian emissions, in a fair, competitive, sustainable and inclusive context read more>>

A movement for low-carbon economy

A movement for low-carbon economy

We are a multi-sector movement formed by leading organizations in the Brazilian agrobusiness, the main civil organizations in the environment and climate areas, academic community and sectoral associations, who have gathered to address the issues arising from climate change from the perspective of a new economic model. Read more >>

 

Key Issues

Positioning on changes in the Brazilian Environmental Licensing regulatory framework

The process of reviewing the environmental licensing regulatory framework, which is already underway, should aim to stimulate economic activity in line with the preservation of socio-environmental assets and the commitments made by Brazil in the international negotiations on climate change and biodiversity conservation. Read more>>

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Guidelines for technical assistance and dissemination of technology for low-carbon agriculture

Technical assistance and dissemination of technology in the Brazilian countryside are topics of fundamental importance to the new economy, based on low emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Among the actions that should be part of the guidelines for the implementation of the Brazilian NDC are the strengthening of technical assistance and rural extension organizations, training actions, and technology transfer. Read more>>

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