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Acre, Brazil: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

Acre, Brazil: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • 40-year history of grassroots environmental movements
  • 1st state to receive performance-based payments through KfW REDD+ for Early Movers program (REM)
  • Statewide SISA program creates incentives for ecosystem service conservation for indigenous peoples (IP), local communities (LC), smallholders, & others
  • Long-term multi-stakeholder consultations with active participation of key actors in policy design & implementation
  • Early success increasing incomes of traditional agro-extractive communities & benefits for IP
  • Acre Business Agency (ANAC) supports innovative low-carbon public-private-community enterprises (e.g., rubber, aquaculture, livestock)

Authors: de los Rios, M.; David, O.; Stickler, C.; Nepstad, D.

Topic: deforestation, livelihoods, sustainable development, policy, climate change

Geographic: Brazil

Pages: 2p

Publisher: California, USA; Bogor, Indonesia; Boulder, Colorado, Earth Innovation Institute (EII), Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF)

Publication Year: 2018

Source: C. Stickler et al. (Eds.) The State of Jurisdictional Sustainability.

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