Check the status of the main tasks conducted by the Coalition Task Forces. In addition to the activities listed below, all groups are also dedicated to monitoring the implementation of proposals suggested by the movement to new governments, as described in the document “The Brazil of Tomorrow“.

The list of completed tasks refers to the main deliveries made by the Task Forces between 2022 and 2024.

This dashboard is updated at the end of each quarter.

Bioeconomy
In progress
  • Construction of a policy brief on territory management to be applied in a sociobioeconomy hub in the Amazon;
  • Participation in a civil society task force in support of Brazil’s Bioeconomy initiative in the G20;
  • Analysis of Bill 150/2022, proposing the National Bioeconomy Policy;
  • Request for participation in the Sociobioeconomy Working Group of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MMA);
  • Participation in the Companies Working Group of the Environmentalist Parliamentary Front;
  • Monitoring the progress in the National Congress of bills related to the agenda.
Complete
  • Enhancement and expansion of the Forest Panel, which compiles data on bioeconomy products in Brazil, in partnership with the Amazon Concertation initiative;
  • Hosting the side event “What to Expect from the G20 Working Group on Bioeconomy – a debate with key stakeholders” at the Dubai Climate Conference (COP 28);
  • Organizing events at the Amazon Dialogues during the Amazon Summit: “Investments to scale up the sociobioeconomies of the Amazon,” “Contributions of National Biodiversity Strategies to new models of sustainable production in the Amazon,” and “Forest Restoration and Bioeconomy: strategies to address the point of no return”;
  • Co-organizing webinars of the task force’s data subgroup: “Launch of the Forest Panel – The value of standing forests,” “Brazilian Nuts,” and “IBGE: Mirror of the Bioeconomy in Brazil”;
  • Submitting a proposal in collaboration with TNC, CEBDS, and Instituto Arapyaú for the Brazil-UK PACT Country Programme grant, aimed at expanding the UK government’s support for the forest sector in Brazil;
  • Contributions to public consultations on the development of the new phases of the Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Deforestation in the Cerrado (PPCerrado) and the Legal Amazon (PPCDAm);
  • Submission of contributions to the public consultation on the Bioeconomy and Sustainable Regional Development Program (BioRegio) and the updating of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (Epanb);
  • Supporting the holding of a public hearing in the Senate on Bill 1855/2022, which proposes the National Policy for the Development of Biodiversity Economy, within the scope of the Sustainable Parliamentary Shift;
  • Strategic alignment with the initiative “Uma Concertação pela Amazônia” and identification of synergies in 3 lines of work: Public Policies, Database, and Regional Hubs.
Carbon Markets
In progress
  • Contributions to the debate on the text of Bill 2,148/2015, approved in the Chamber of Deputies, based on themes such as defining methodologies, taxation, and the participation of regulated entities in governance;
  • Mapping long-term incidence opportunities in Bill 2,148/2015 and qualifying the medium-term debate, aiming for the effective participation of agriculture and forests in carbon markets.
Complete
  • Joining the Sustainable Agrocarbon Thematic Chamber of the Ministry of Agriculture and Supply (Mapa), in a specific working group on the carbon market;
  • Participation in public hearings of committees in the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate on the voluntary and regulated carbon market in Brazil;
  • Meetings with the offices of deputies involved in initiatives related to Bill 412/2022;
  • Submission of contributions to the Council of Sustainable Economic and Social Development related to the establishment of a carbon emissions trading system in Brazil;
Fighting Deforestation
In progress
  • No actions in progress.
Complete
  • Restructuring of the Deforestation Data Task Force, leading to the creation of the Fighting Deforestation Task Force;
  • Submission of contributions to the public consultation on the fourth phase of the Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Deforestation in the Cerrado (PPCerrado);
  • Submission of contributions to the public consultation for the fifth phase of the Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Deforestation in the Legal Amazon (PPCDAm).
Food Security
In progress
  • Participation in FOLU (The Food and Land Use Coalition), a global coalition working to accelerate the transformation of food and land use systems;
  • Mapping of potential stakeholders directly involved in family farming and food security for engagement with the Coalition network;
  • Monitoring the developments of discussions propelled at COP28 (based on the Call to Action by Non-State Actors at COP28).
Complete
  • Signing of the Call to Action by Non-State Actors at the Dubai Climate Conference (COP 28): ‘Transforming food systems for people, nature, and climate’;
  • Publication of an Action Declaration, reinforcing the network’s efforts to promote the transition of food systems;
  • Expansion of the scope of the ATER Task Force, resulting in the creation of the Food Security Task Force.
Forest Code
In progress
  • Systematic monitoring of the implementation of the Forest Code.
Complete
  • Conducting meetings with the Brazilian Forest Service regarding the environmental regularization agenda;
  • Publication of a position statement highlighting risks to the Forest Code with the adoption of the ecological identity criterion for Legal Reserve compensation and its impact on the Supreme Federal Court (STF);
  • Support for a series of webinars organized by Diálogo Florestal, in partnership with the Observatório do Código Florestal, on the implementation of the Environmental Regulation Program (PRAs) and the Project for the Restoration of Degraded or Altered Areas (PRADA) by state governments;
  • Development of an internal engagement strategy to contribute to the implementation of the Forest Code, with a focus on the states;
  • Publication of a position paper on Provisional Measure 1,150/2022, which amends the Forest Code and threatens the protection of the Atlantic Forest;
  • Webinar with civil society organizations involved in the implementation of the Forest Code.
Forest Concessions
In progress
  • Coordination for the regulation of Law 14,590/2023, which enhances the economic attractiveness of forest concessions.
Complete
  • Publication in support of the regulation of the regulatory framework for forest concessions. Highlighting its significant contribution to improving relevant legislation, the Coalition emphasized the urgent need for the regulation to progress swiftly under the auspices of the Executive Secretariat of the Environment and Climate Change (MMA);
  • Publication of proposals for the regulation of Law 14,590/2023;
  • Meeting with the Brazilian Forest Service regarding the regulation of the law;
  • Publication of positions related to the legislation: in support of a provisional measure that resulted in a bill approved by the National Congress and in support of the presidential sanction of the law.
Green Finance
In progress
  • Consultation with the network for contributions to the 2024/2025 Safra Plan;
  • Joining the Sustainable Agrocarbon Thematic Chamber of the Ministry of Agriculture and Supply (Mapa), in a specific working group on taxonomy;
  • Joining the Thematic Chamber for the Modernization of Credit and Risk Management Instruments for Agribusiness (Mapa).
Complete
  • Submission of contributions to the voluntary task force supporting the federal government’s Ecological Transformation Plan, facilitated by the AYA Institute and Systemiq;
  • Submission of contributions to the Action Plan for the construction of the Brazilian Sustainable Taxonomy;
  • Submission of contributions to the 2023/2024 Safra Plan (Agricultural Plan);
  • Webinar on the role of agricultural insurance in agribusiness risk management.
Landholding
In progress
  • Discussion on the integration of land information.
Complete
  • Creation of the Land Task Force, combining the work previously conducted by the Land Regularization and Land Monitoring and Territorial Planning Task Forces.
Payment for Environmental Services (PES)
In progress
  • Engagement with public authorities for the regulation of the Payments for Ecosystem Services (PSA) Law;
  • Monitoring of legislative agenda related to the issue.
Complete
  • Publication of a technical note with proposals for the regulation of Law 14.119/2021, which established the National Policy on Payments for Environmental Services (PSA);
  • Publication of a draft decree for the PSA Law.
Restoration
In progress
  • Building interoperability between the Observatory of Restoration and Reforestation platform and the official monitoring platform of the UN Decade on Restoration (FERM);
  • Progress in the work fronts of the Restoration and Reforestation Observatory (ORR): interface update, data refinement, and coordination with biomatic collectives;
  • Organization of events regarding the benefits of restoration, in line with the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration;
  • Support for the promotion of training programs organized by the Brazilian Society of Ecological Restoration (Sobre);
  • Coordination with focal points of the restoration agenda within the Ministries of Agriculture (Mapa) and Environment (MMA);
  • Participation in the Advisory Council of the GEF/Proveg project (MMA) and in three technical chambers of the Executive Commission for the Control of Illegal Deforestation and Recovery of Native Vegetation (Conaveg/MMA);
  • Engagement in coordination, alongside MMA (Ministry of the Environment), in the Technical Chamber of Spatial Intelligence and Monitoring of CONAVEG (National Forest and Vegetation Cover Committee).
Complete
Silviculture of Native Species
In progress
  • Coordination with Ibama for adjustments to Sinaflor aimed at promoting silviculture of native species;
  • Coordination with the Ministries of Agriculture (Mapa) and of the Environment and Climate Change (MMA), of Agrarian Development and Family Farming (MDA), of Indigenous Peoples, as well as discussions with the Brazilian Forest Service, FUNAI (National Indian Foundation), and Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio);
  • Fundraising for the Research & Development Program in Native Species Silviculture (PP&D-SEN);
  • Implementation of the research sites for the PP&D-SEN, using the funds already raised;
  • Recurrent meetings of the Working Group with the government of Espírito Santo aimed at the creation of a silviculture hub in the state.
Complete
  • Amendment of the technical cooperation agreement with the government of Espírito Santo, with a three-year extension, for the operation of the working group focused on establishing a silviculture hub in the state (Native Species Task Force – GT Nativas);
  • Regulatory framework changes resulting from the task force in Espírito Santo: issuance of a normative instruction that removed the requirement for a technical report for the planting of native trees; and amendment of a law allowing for the exemption from forest fees for the exploitation of native trees;
  • Publication of a case study on the economic feasibility of reforestation with native species.
Traceability and Transparency
In progress
  • Implementation of operational actions based on a validated advocacy strategy, including stakeholder engagement, development of communication strategy, continuous promotion of dialogue, alignment between sectors, and participation in technical chambers and councils open to civil society.
Complete
  • Support statement for the Agro+Sustainable Platform proposed by the Secretariat of Innovation, Sustainable Development, Irrigation, and Cooperativism (SDI) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (Mapa). The platform is seen as a fundamental tool to ensure traceability and transparency in agricultural chains;
  • Participation in the event “Ready, steady, go! Towards a successful implementation of the EU Regulation on deforestation-free supply chains (EUDR)” promoted by APD (Brazil-Germany Agri-Political Dialogue);
  • Presentation of the convergence work around traceability policy at the Presentation Hearing of the Agro+Sustainable Platform with MAPA, SERPRO, and EMBRAPA;
  • Advocacy strategy of the task force based on the guidelines from the workshop “Contributions to the advancement of a National Traceability and Transparency Policy”, validated;
  • Organization of a workshop on National Traceability and Transparency Policy in partnership with international associations and initiatives linked to sustainable livestock;
  • Conducting meetings with focal points of traceability on the agendas of the Ministries of Agriculture and Supply (Mapa); Development, Industry, Trade, and Services (MDIC); and Environment and Climate Change (MMA);
  • Holding meetings with international delegations and representatives of European ministries involved with the European Union’s anti-deforestation law;
  • Joining the Sustainable Agrocarbon Thematic Chamber of Mapa, participating in a working group on traceability;
  • Co-organizing panels on beef traceability at the Amazon Summit and Climate Week in New York;
  • Submitting proposals to the public consultation on traceability in the cattle and buffalo supply chain;
  • Publication of the study “Beef Chain Traceability in Brazil: challenges and opportunities“.
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