Enhancing biodiversity conservation in Brazil through the use of an economic incentive
Dr Sandra Charity
WWF - UK
Host Country Institutions:
WWF - Brasil
To assist Brazil to meets its obligation under the Biodiversity Convention (article 11/CBD) through the effective implementation of an economic instrument (the ICMS Ecologico) which acts as an incentive for biodiversity conservation.
1. Monitoring systems for ICMS implement. in 2 States. 2. 4 workshops in 2 States. 3.Two databases with indicators (1 per State). 4. A presentation of prelim.results of project at the World Park Congress. 5.1 national + 2 local press releases to dissem. System. 6.1 newsletter to inform decision makers on progress in adoption of ICMS by the Brazilian States
Related Projects: Fiscal Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation in Brazil