The objectives of this paper are to discuss (1) a brief history of the Brazilian Forest Code (FC); (2) key aspects of the 2012 FC revisions; (3) the status of implementation, including institutional and field-level challenges, as well as economic incentives to ease compliance; and (4) the importance of the FC for the Brazilian agro-industrial sector.
Recommended CitationRayane Aguiar, Jody M. Endres, Caroline Taylor, and Samuel Evans, Public Conservation Policies on Private Land: A Case Study of the Brazilian Forest Code and Implications for the Agro-Industry Sector, 34 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 325 (2017)
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