Decree No. 8.972 creating the National Policy for the Recovery of Native Vegetation
This Decree creates the National Policy for the Recovery of Native Vegetation -Proveg. It establishes its objectives and guidelines, and defines its governance. Proveg has within its main objectives to articulate, integrate and promote policies, programmes and actions that encourage the recovery of forests and other forms of native vegetation; and to promote the environmental regulation of Brazilian rural properties, under the terms of Law 12.651 of 25 May 2011.
It's guidelines are: 1) promoting adaptation to climate change and mitigating its effects; 2) prevention of natural disasters; 3) Protection of water resources and soil conservation; 4) encouraging the conservation and restoration of biodiversity and ecosystems services; 5) Provide incentives for the recovery of the Permanent Preservation Areas, Legal Reserve Areas and Areas of Restricted Use; 6) Stimulus of native vegetation.