Project Purpose: To build capacity for state-of-the-art climate change prediction in Brazil, raise awareness amongkey stakeholders, such as research scientists and policy makers, about the effects of climate change in Brazil,empowering them with scientific evidence.Project Partner: Hadley Centre and CPTEC (Centre for Weather Forecast and Climate Studies).Budget: £117,1906. Project Title: Increasing compliance with environmental legislation to reduce deforestation in the BrazilianAmazon.Project Purpose: To reduce illegal deforestation through promoting compliance with environmental legislation
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e).Project Partner: The Nature Conservancy.Budget: £56,0007. Project Title: Reducing carbon emissions from forest fires and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.Project Purpose: To establish and implement forest fire management policy by the (large) rural community in theBrazilian Amazon.Project Partner: IPAM (Amazon Environmental Research Institute).Budget: £96,1698. Project Title: Sustainable construction: policies towards climate security in South America.Project Purpose: To support local governments in South America to develop policies and action plans to encouragelow carbon technologies and energy efficiency in the construction and buildings sector.Project Partner: ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability).Budget: £126,3409. Project Title: Sustainable criteria for biofuels production.Project Purpose: To support production of and investment in a framework for environmental and social criteria forbiofuels production in Brazil, through broad stakeholder engagement and an evidence-based approach thatdemonstrates the benefits of adopting such criteria for the government and private sector.Project Partner: Amigos da Terra (Friends of the Earth)Budget: £ 37,83010. Project Title: Working through businesses to tackle climate change.