Factsheet: Support of Environmental Conservation and Promotion of Rural Productive Activity

Support of Environmental Conservation and Promotion of Rural Productive Activity

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Program in Support of Environmental Conservation and Program for the Promotion of Rural Productive Activity
Description: 
Program in Support of Environmental Conservation and Program for the Promotion of Rural Productive Activity creates “Green Allowance,” a payment system for people engaged in conservation activities, and a cash-transfer policy that encourages environmental and organizational capacity-building for rural families living in extreme poverty.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate protection and management of forests
Responsible Authority: 
Ministério do Meio Ambiente

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies stimulating domestic use of biomass => availability for export
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011