Author:Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea), International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Economic Growth, Climate change, Rural Development

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Abstract: "The pressing demands of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation, combined with the rising global demand for food, fuel and fibres, create significant opportunities and economic challenges for the rural sector. Brazil, the steward of the largest tropical forest in the world and one of the main agricultural producers, has achieved relative success in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) through its policies to reduce deforestation in the Amazon." (...)

keywords: International, Seminar, Business, Opportunities, Sustainable, Rural, Economy, contribution, forests, agriculture
Date Publication: 10/07/2019 - 08:00
Type/Issue: Joint Publications / 21
Language: English