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Enhancing indigenous land rights may slow deforestation

Transferring land rights to indigenous populations in developing countries may be an effective way to prevent deforestation, according to a new report by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)....The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) argues that enhancing indigenous land rights could deliver co-benefits in reduced deforestation
Published 2012.06.11: Blog Post

Latin America

ICCT staff work in Brazil, Mexico, and other key vehicle markets in Latin America to adapt international best practices to the local economic and policy context. In Brazil we support governmental...
Published 2011.09.26: Landing Page

Working paper on iLUC in Brazil from Monash University (Ferreira Filho and Horridge)

Indirect land use change (#iLUC) from #ethanol in Brazil is modelled by Ferreira Filho and Horridge using dynamic general equilibrium (#CGE) modelling (the ‘Brazilian Input-Output model’). For 2020,...Indirect land use change (iLUC) from ethanol in Brazil is modelled by Ferreira Filho and Horridge using dynamic general equilibrium (CGE) modelling (the ‘Brazilian Input-Output model’).
Published 2011.07.11: Blog Post