January 2021

Property rights, land governance and deforestation in Brazil (Jan 8)

The second of our webinar series in partnership with the Rainforest Foundation Norway will take place on January 8 at 10am EST.  Our speaker,  Paulo Moutinho, senior scientist and co-founder of the Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM) will address the process of land grabbing and speculation that drives the expansion of the agricultural frontier, converting forests into pastures and plantations.  The webinar will also cover how illegally seized public lands become “legalized” and enter the real estate market, eventually paving the