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Economic Development, Agriculture And Environment In Brazil: Instruments And Possibilities Of Reconciliation


  • Alvim, Augusto Mussi
  • Souza, Osmar Tomaz de
  • Santin, Maria Fernanda Cavalieri De Lima


The objective of this study is to discuss the possible solutions for the problem of environment conservation in Brazil. For this purpose, we initially approached the main instruments of environment management, emphasising the main guidelines and the Brazilian environmental policy structure. Next, in a summarised way, are presented, the main aspects of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and two promising agricultural enterprises in Brazil that reconcile economic development and the environment in Brazil.----------------------------------O objetivo deste estudo é discutir as possíveis soluções para o problema de conservação do meio ambiente no Brasil. Para isto, inicialmente abordamos os principais instrumentos de gestão do meio ambiente, enfatizando as principais diretrizes e a estrutura política ambiental brasileira. Na segunda parte, são apresentados, de forma resumida, os principais aspectos do Mecanismo de Desenvolvimento Limpo (MDL) e duas atividades agropecuárias promissoras no Brasil que permitem conciliar o desenvolvimento econômico e meio ambiente no Brasil.

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  • Alvim, Augusto Mussi & Souza, Osmar Tomaz de & Santin, Maria Fernanda Cavalieri De Lima, 2008. "Economic Development, Agriculture And Environment In Brazil: Instruments And Possibilities Of Reconciliation," 46th Congress, July 20-23, 2008, Rio Branco, Acre, Brasil 108579, Sociedade Brasileira de Economia, Administracao e Sociologia Rural (SOBER).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:sbrfsr:108579

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    1. Douglass C. North, 2005. "Introduction to Understanding the Process of Economic Change," Introductory Chapters,in: Understanding the Process of Economic Change Princeton University Press.
    2. Rajagopal, Deepak & Zilberman, David, 2007. "Review of environmental, economic and policy aspects of biofuels," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4341, The World Bank.
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