Brazil Policy Center
Brazil Policy Center is CPI’s branch in Brazil in partnership with the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), led by Juliano J. Assunção, a professor in the Department of Economics at PUC-Rio. Brazil Policy Center combines rigorous economic, institutional and legal analysis to identify areas for improving public policies and provides concrete recommendations on how to reconcile economic development with environmental conservation. CPI supports public policies in Brazil through rigorous analysis and evidence-based research, strategic partnerships with members of the government and civil society through a constructive approach, and direct collaborations with policymakers.
CPI has a long history with regards to conservation policy and land use, having conducted significant research and evaluation of policies related to deforestation and land conservation in the Amazon, becoming an academic reference in the field. CPI combines its institutional knowledge and lens of conservation policy with rigorous economic and legal analysis.
Brazil Policy Center’s main agendas are:
– Climate Law and Governance
– Land Use and Conservation
– Financial Instruments
– Sustainable Agriculture
Onde estamos na implementação do Código Florestal? Radiografia do CAR e do PRA nos estados brasileiros
Esta publicação do Climate Policy Initiative/ Núcleo de Avaliação de Políticas Climáticas da PUC-Rio (CPI/ NAPC PUC-Rio) traça o panorama do Código Florestal nos estados brasileiros, com uma análise detalhada das regulamentações estaduais, identificando ações que estão em curso nos estados, os avanços alcançados, as principais dificuldades, as lacunas existentes e as principais recomendações para política pública.
The Impacts of Rural Credit on Agricultural Outcomes and Land Use: An Analysis by Credit Lines, Producer Types and Credit Uses
In this work, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI/PUC-RIO) provides a detailed impact analysis of the Brazilian Rural Credit policy on agricultural production, land use and deforestation.
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Protected Territories, though Critical, are not enough to Slow Amazon Deforestation: Brazil Requires Coordinated and Targeted Conservation Policies
Results reinforce the importance of pursuing protection strategies in combination with integrated conservation policy efforts to reduce deforestation throughout the Amazon.
This policy brief, analyzes the production line of air conditioning sector in Brazil with a focus on productive and energy efficiency.