Factsheet: PPCDAm

PPCDAm

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
PPCDAm
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Plano de Açao para a Prevençao e o Controle do Desmatamento na Amazonia Legal
Description: 
The PPCDAm: Action Plan for Prevention and Control of the Legal Amazon Deforestation focuses on three areas: first, territorial management and land use, e.g., expansion of the protected areas network (PPCDAm I 2004e2007); second, command and control, e.g., improved monitoring, licensing and enforcement of environmental laws (PPCDAm II 2008e2011) and third promotion of sustainable practices, e.g., by credit policies (PPCDAm III 2012e2015) (see general comments).
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate protection and management of forests

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministério do Meio Ambiente - MMA

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2004