Tag: Restoration

World Environment Day 2024: PlanaFlor roadmap to tackle land restoration in Brazil

For the past three years, we have been working on PlanaFlor, a strategic plan to implement the Brazilian Forest Code. One of its eight macro objectives focuses on native vegetation restoration, which is this year’s World Environment Day theme.  Brazil currently has a 10.7 million hectare Legal Reserve deficit and an 8.1 million hectare Permanent […]


Beyond Carbon Credits: the potential of climate finance to promote greater ambitions in tropical forest conservation

By Beto Mesquita, BVRio’s Director of Forests and Public Policies. Exceeding expectations, climate finance was treated as a key issue at COP27, but the conference outcomes still fall far short of what is needed to increase the world’s climate ambition. The historic decision to create a loss and damage fund for developing countries and those […]