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Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

SFM Strengthening National Policy and Knowledge Frameworks in Support of Sustainable Management of Brazil's Forest Resources

To facilitate informed and participatory strategic decision making in natural resources management, with an emphasis on minimizing unsustainable land use-changes to conserve biodiversity, increase carbon stocks and improve forest management by providing good quality information and analyses about forest resources and land use and cover to improve policies and decision making so as to increase Brazilian forests contribution to national sustainable development.


Executing Agencies: Brazilian Forest Service (BFS), under the Ministry of Environment (MMA), Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE); the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology/National Institute for Spatial Research (INPE)

GEF ID: 3767
FAO ID: 609771
Focal Area: Multi Focal Area
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Location: Brazil
GEF Period: GEF - 4
Project Symbol: GCP /BRA/079/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 56,667,042
GEF Grant amount: 8,850,000
Agency fee: 885,000
From: 01/08/2011
To: 31/12/2017