Factsheet: New Forestry Code

New Forestry Code

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Description: 
New Forestry Code (Law No. 12727 10/17/2012 that changes Law No. 12651 25/05/2012) creates standards for Permanent Protected Areas, regulates economic activities in forests, and restricts deforestation requiring information to be tracked in a “Rural Environmental Register". This Code authorizes the establishment of program support and encourage the conservation of the environment that includes lines of action, through lines of financing to meet voluntary initiatives of native vegetation conservation, restoration of forest areas and tax exemptions for key inputs and equipment used in sustainable forest management.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate protection and management of forests

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