This brief shows that Brazil’s invaluable rainforests have dwindled in recent decades, as agriculture and other development have moved in. The document suggests that development opportunities are crucial for many rural populations who continue to live in poverty, and the Government is attempting to address poverty and threats to the environment together through a new social protection programme.

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Organization: ILO, Agence Française de Developpement

Theme: Other

Topics: Environment, Industry, Labour, Human Security, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2016

Language: English