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Plan to Control Illegal Deforestation and Recovery of Native Vegetation (PPCDAm and PPCerrado)

legislation type Executive
Plan
Passed in 2004
PPCDAm aims to continuously and consistently reduce deforestation and create the conditions to establish a sustainable development model in the Legal Amazon.
PPCerrado develops similar objectives for the Cerrado climate.

Documents

  • Restore and reforest 12 million hectares of forest by 2030
    LULUCF | Target year: 2030
  • zero illegal emissions in from the Amazon by 2030
    LULUCF | Target year: 2030
  • do not exceed 3,925 km sq. of deforestation by 2020
    LULUCF | Target year: 2020
  • recovery of 15 million hectares of degraded pastures
    LULUCF | Target year: 2020
  • zero illegal deforestation by 2030
    LULUCF | Target year: 2030
  • 40% reduction in annual deforestation rates in the Cerrado Biome in relation to the average of the period 1999-2008
    LULUCF | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1999-2008
  • 80% reduction in annual deforestation rates in Amazon in relation to the average of the period 1996-2005
    LULUCF | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1996-2005

Related litigation cases

  • PSB et al. v. Brazil (on deforestation and human rights)

    Opened in 2020 Filing

    On November 11, 2020, seven political parties in Brazil (Partido Socialista Brasileiro (PSB) and six others) brought an action against the federal government for violating fundamental constitutional rights by failing to implement the national deforestation policy, and thereby contributing to dang...

  • Institute of Amazonian Studies v. Brazil

    Opened in 2020 Filing

    On October 8, 2020, the Institute of Amazonian Studies (Instituto de Estudos Amazônicos - IEA) filed a Public Civil Action (class action) against the Federal Government of Brazil, seeking recognition of a fundamental right to a stable climate for present and future generations under the Brazilian...

  • Ministério Público Federal v. IBAMA

    Opened in 2020 Filing

    On April 24, 2020, the Ministério Público Federal (MPF) requested a preliminary injunction asking the federal government to immediately promote command-and-control measures to prevent deforestation in at least ten areas with the highest incidence of environmental crimes in the Amazon rainforest. ...

from the Grantham Research Institute
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