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Brazil has one of the most advanced legal frameworks in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) related to the recognition of land and property rights.
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835,814,000 ha
14,282.7 USD
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Land Governance and land administration: what is needed to scale up the existing solutions

1 July 2022

The session had as its main aim to try to understand what is needed to scale up the existing solutions on improving Land Governance and/or land administration. Has been seen that the use of Fit for Purpose in several countries at the pilot level has good results. The presentation of cases was a…

Deaths of Phillips and Pereira shine light on a region of the Amazon beset by violence

16 June 2022

Brazilian police reported on June 15 that they had found the bodies believed to be those of Brazilian Indigenous defender Bruno Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips deep in the western Amazon. The bodies were found not far from where the pair disappeared on June 5, in the Vale do Javari…

Floods in Recife

Support Rain-Affected Communities in Recife May 2022

8 June 2022

The state of Pernambuco and 4 other states in the northeastern region of Brazil have been devastated by heavy rains since the beginning of this week. Some municipalities of the Metropolitan Region of Recife, as well as some municipalities of the Zona da Mata were extremely affected, mainly the…



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Webinar Recap: Pandemic, social unrest and war echoing in the Amazon

29 September 2022

Indigenous and local leaders from Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, and Brazil discussed how recent global events have put more pressure on natural resources in their territories, affecting their lives and relationship with land.

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Beef, Banks, and the Brazilian Amazon

Beef, Banks & the Brazilian Amazon

Online event · Feb 25 2022, 3pm CET  Using Geospatial Data to Investigate Deforestation Disruptive Fridays #29 With: Sam Leon (Head of Data Investigations, Global Witness, UK) and Louis Goddard (Senior Data Investigations Adviser, Global Witness, UK)Live at The…