Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Brazil)
The Brazilian Ministry of External Relations (MRE) represents the Brazilian government in international climate change and biodiversity negotiations, as well as various forest-related international fora.
The Amazon Fund is aimed at raising donations for non-reimbursable investments in efforts to prevent, monitor and combat deforestation, as well as to promote the preservation and sustainable use of forests in the Amazon Biome, under the terms of Decree N.º 6,527, dated August 1, 2008. The Amazon Fund will be managed by the BNDES, the Brazilian Development Bank, which will also undertake to raise funds, facilitate contracts and monitor support projects and efforts. The Norwegian...
National Institute for Space Research (Brazil)
The National Institute for Space Research (INPE) is a research unit of the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology, whose main goals are fostering scientific research and technological applications and qualifying personnel in the fields of space and atmospheric sciences, space engineering, and space technology. INPE monitors yearly rates of deforestation
Ministry of Science and Technology (Brazil)
As an organ of direct Administration, the MCT’s responsibilities include: national policy on scientific and technological research and innovation; planning, coordination, supervision and control of scientific and technological activities; policies for developing information technology and automation; national policy on biosecurity; nuclear policy and control of exports of sensitive goods and services.
Amazon Working Group
The Amazon Working Group (GTA) brings together 602 affiliated entities and is structured into nine Legal Amazon states and divided into eighteen regional collectives. They are part of the GTA Network nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and social movements that represent various segments.
Role Of Biodiversity in Climate Change Mitigation
This four year, EU-funded project aims to provide information for policy and resource use options under different socio-economic and climate change scenarios. The project aims to quantify the role of biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems in South and Mesoamerica in mitigating climate as well as local and regional interactions between biodiversity, land use and climate change mitigation potential and the delivery of other key ecosystem services. It aims to evaluate both the socio-ecological...
Amazonian Conservation Team (ACT) Brazil
The Amazon Conservation Team - ACT Brazil is a Civil Society Organization of Public Interest (Oscip) dedicated to protecting the Amazon. Its mission is focused on the strengthening of traditional communities and environmental conservation.
Conserving the Atlantic Coastal Forests
In this project, the German government gave USD 2.78 million to Brazil for the protection and sustainable use of natural carbon sinks with REDD relevance at project level, capacity building, and investments.
Effective Conservation and Sustainable Use of Mangrove Ecosystems in Brazil
The Objective of this project is the conservation and sustainable management of mangrove ecosystems in Brazil, in order to conserve globally significant biodiversity, and key environmental services important for national development (particularly for traditional or marginalised coastal communities). To do this, the project aims to strengthen the existing National System of Conservation Units (SNUC) in their ability to deliver effective conservation and sustainable resource use of key mangrove...
Third National Communication to the UNFCCC
The objective of this project was to provide assistance to the Brazilian Government in carrying out the activities necessary to prepare the Third National Communication to the Conference of Parties in accordance with the UNFCCC.