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Agroforestry systems for the Amazon

 This document presents 17 agroforestry technical sheets intending to promote   agroforestry systems as one of the most viable alternatives based on   appropriate technical knowledge that is ecologica...

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MOTRA – Regional Territorial Management Model for the Colomb...

This document prioritizes strategies aimed at economic development and forest integration, based on a sustainable development model. This is a central guide to develop and increase the enormous social...

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FCDS Report Deforestation in the Colombian Amazon 2020

The Foundation for Conservation and Sustainable Development (FCDS) is carrying out an updated analysis of deforestation in the Colombian Amazon biome during 2020. FCDS monitoring registers more than 7...

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The State of the World’s Forests 2020

The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) examines the contributions of forests, and of the people who use and manage them, to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The State of the Worl...

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Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020 – Key findings

This publication contains the main findings of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020 (FRA 2020). The information provided by FRA presents a comprehensive view of the world’s forests and the ways...

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The role of forest conversion, degradation, and disturbance ...

This research article tracks gains and losses in carbon density from forest conversion and degradation/disturbance in the Amazon. Read the article Title (English) The role of forest conversion, degrad...

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Mining: Social Impacts in the Amazon

This research focuses on understanding the status and impacts of mineral extraction activities, from legal and illegal mining. In order to achieve this objective, this document seeks to give an overvi...

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MAAP Synthesis: 2019 Amazon Deforestation Trends and Hotspot...

MAAP, an initiative of Amazon Conservation, specializes in satellite-based, real-time deforestation monitoring of the Amazon. The annual Synthesis Report looks at the bigger picture for 2019, describi...

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A better Amazon road network for people and the environment

This study analyzed the expected environmental, social and economic impacts of 75 road projects, totaling 12 thousand kilometers of planned roads, in the Amazon region. The main takeaway from this stu...

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Technology Meets Policy In The Amazon

  Webinar: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:15pm Washington D.C. 1:15pm Brasilia Download the presentation  |  Watch the recording Since 2001, the Amazon has lost 65.8 million acres (26.6 million hectares...

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Beef in the Brazilian Amazon

Pasture is a major driver of land-use change throughout Latin America. This is especially true in the Brazilian Amazon, where 70% of deforested land is under pasture. This paper examines the Brazilian...

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Near doubling of Brazil’s intensive row crop area since 2000

This research article presents the results of a study that used the most spatially detailed historical record of satellite imagery available to show that the area of intensive row cropping in Brazil n...

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