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Debate on economic instruments and ecological identity for Forest Code implementation


In August Strategic Conservation (CSF-Brazil), O Forest Code Observatory (OCF) it's the Brazilian Fund for Biodiversity (Funbio) promoted the & #8220; Debate on economic instruments and ecological identity for the implementation of the Forest Code & #8221;. The event takes place under the project & #8220; Implementation of Environmental Reserve Quotas (CRA) in Maranhão and opportunities in Tocantis and Bahia & #8221;, which is supported by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund) and Brazilian International Institute of Education (IEB). The debate was held in Brasilia on August 7, where it brought together government, research, civil society and rural producers representatives to discuss possible ways to advance the implementation of Forest Code provisions, such as economic incentives, Legal Reserve compensation. (RL) and the requirement of ecological identity for compensation.

This project is carried out by CSF-Brasil itself and aims to analyze the economic viability and environmental gains of a possible implementation of the Environmental Reserve Quota Maranhão State, in addition to investigating the opportunities for implementation of CRAs in the states of Tocantins and Bahia, through engagement in political articulation actions, data collection (land prices, agricultural profits, legal reserve deficits, native vegetation cover). and location of priority conservation areas) and economic analysis.

The full news about the event you can check out at site CSF-Brasil, as well as more information on the Environmental Reserve Quota.

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund is a joint initiative of the French Development Agency, Conservation International, the European Union, Global Environmental Management, the Government of Japan, the MacArthur Foundation and the World Bank. A key goal is to ensure that civil society is involved in biodiversity conservation.