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WWF - Brazil and the Forest Governance in Amazon. Mauro J. Capóssoli Armelin London, july 10, 2007. ( presentation Mauro Armelin, WWF-Brasil, based on several other presentation ). FLEGT x Brazil. Brazil “is” not a VPA, but: Have the biggest tropical forest in the world;

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Wwf brazil and the forest governance in amazon

WWF - Braziland the Forest Governancein Amazon

Mauro J. Capóssoli Armelin

London, july 10, 2007.

(presentation Mauro Armelin, WWF-Brasil, based on several other presentation)


Flegt x brazil

FLEGT x Brazil

  • Brazil “is” not a VPA, but:

    • Have the biggest tropical forest in the world;

    • Produce: wood (24 millions of cubic meters in logs), fresh water and RAIN a lot;

    • Maintain: 100 billions of tons of CARBON and millions of different species.


Wwf brazil and the forest governance in amazon

Deforestation Scenarios in the Amazon

‘today’

WHRC, IPAM et alii


Wwf brazil and the forest governance in amazon

Deforestation Scenarios in the Amazon

scenario 2031

‘business-as-usual’

Priority Conservation Landscapes 2031

WHRC, IPAM et alii


Wwf brazil and the forest governance in amazon

Brazil’s “arc of deforestation” is advancing

Brazil’s “arc of deforestation” is advancing towards the intact portions of the Amazon

Fonte: INPE PRODES Digital, 2004.


Are deforestation rates starting to goes down

Are deforestation rates starting to goes down?

Annual Deforestation in Brazilian Legal Amazon

sq Km per year

years

INPE, 2006


Drivers agriculture deforestation

DRIVERSAgriculture & Deforestation

  • Budget for:

    • Agricultural plan 2007: almost 25 US$ BILLIONS

      • Trade Almost 15% GDP;

    • Avoid deforestation plan 2006: almost 2 US$ Millions

      • Forest Trade Almost 3-4% GDP (included forest plantation);

  • Licensing process:

    • Clear cut for agriculture: simple authorization and takes 1-2 weeks;

    • Forest management: complex process and takes 6-10 months.


New brazilian forest law

New brazilian forest law

  • Implementing forest concessions;

    • 10 millions ha in the first 10 years;

  • Modernizing some areas within the forest process;

    • Created Brazilian Forest Service;

  • Transfer the forest process to states;

    • Regulation;

    • Licensing;

    • Control;

    • Monitoring.


How is possible to work with flegt in brazil

How is possible to work with FLEGT in Brazil?

IPAM

WWF and others

WWF

IUCN

WWF

Kaninde

OSR

ISA

WWF


How we work in brazilian amazon

How we work in brazilian amazon:


Support to sustainable development programme

‘Support to Sustainable Development’ Programme

  • FForest management (timber and non-timber products)

    • SStep-wise-approach for companies;

    • SSupport forest management for communities.

  • SSustainable fishery model;

  • SSupport public policy to modernization of forest system;

  • EEnvironmental education;

  • SSupporting governance and organization development.


Governance in sustainable fishery a model for forests

Governance in Sustainable Fishery a model for forests?

  • Thinking out of the box:

  • 9 fishing agreements covering:

    - 203 riverines communities

    - 51,000 people

    - 1.1 million ha. under co-management

  • Fishing agreements – 60% more productive than non-managed lakes

  • Networking of pirarucu management initiatives (basin wide)

  • Biological and socio economic surveys for sustainable use protected area designation


Wwf brazil and the forest governance in amazon

Mauro J. Capóssoli Armelin

Head of Support to Sustainable Development Programme, WWF Brazil

[email protected]

Beatrix Richards

Head of Forest Trade & Policy, WWF-UK

[email protected]


Wwf brazil and the forest governance in amazon

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