Land Use and Food Systems

In the debate regarding sustainable development in the Legal Amazon, there are countless alternatives of public policies for the reduction of the inequality through sustainable land use.

The objective of the Land Use and Food Systems portfolio is to untie economic growth from deforestation, encouraging sustainable production and the adoption of more sustainable means of production

Accordingly, the realized projects are organized into four action fronts:

Reduction of illegal deforestation through economic and legal accountability with respect to environmental infringements

Initiatives that impede legal deforestation and promote forest restoration through economic instruments and incentives

Actions aimed at unallocated public lands, protected areas, indigenous lands and occupied private properties in accordance with legal and environmental rules

Strengthening of local actors with powers to develop and implement solutions for sustainable land use

Impact Stories

Each of the projects supported by iCS impact people and communities, with a new development vision for the future of Brazil. Know the stories.

  • Matheus Villa, who lives at Morro da Babilônia (Leme, Rio de Janeiro), has seen his life change after a professional training in the installation of photovoltaic panels. Soon after the course, held in 2021, he installed 420 solar panels at a plant in Rio de Janeiro and he has also worked on projects in São Paulo. “I used to work with tourism but I am now focused on sustainable energy, because there is a large and growing demand and very little skilled labor. Furthermore, I am learning other skills with the NGO, as a building electrician, which I am just about to complete.”

  • The traditional award by Folha recognizes the work of the founder of Idesam and the CEO of the AMAZ accelerator in the category of Innovation in the Environment. Credit: [...]

News

Publications

Events

Donations

  • Associação Nacional da Agricultura Camponesa

    ANAC

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 12 meses

    2022

  • Inst. O Mundo Que Queremos

    IOMQQ

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 12 meses

    2022

  • Fund. de Ciência, Tecnol. Inovação e Desenv Sustentável Guamá

    FUND. GUAMÁ

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 24 meses

    2022

  • Grupo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Agricultura, Alimentação e Desenvolvimento

    GEPAD /FEENG

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 13 meses

    2022

  • Associação Nacional da Agricultura Camponesa

    ANAC

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 12 meses

    2022

  • Inst. O Mundo Que Queremos

    IOMQQ

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 12 meses

    2022

  • Fund. de Ciência, Tecnol. Inovação e Desenv Sustentável Guamá

    FUND. GUAMÁ

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 24 meses

    2022

  • Grupo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Agricultura, Alimentação e Desenvolvimento

    GEPAD /FEENG

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 13 meses

    2022

  • Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores Rurais Agricultores e Agricultoras Familiares

    CONTAG

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 12 meses

    2022

  • Inst. de Manejo e Certificação Florestal e Agrícola

    IMAFLORA

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 5 meses

    2016

  • Inst. Socioambiental

    ISA

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 13 meses

    2017

  • Coalizão Brasil Clima Floresta Agricultura

    COALIZÃO BCFA

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 12 meses

    2018

  • Fundação de Apoio a Pesquisa

    FUNAPE

    Land Use and Food Systems

    Duração: 7 meses

    2018

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