Brazil’s pride in the Amazon keeps deforestation at bay

By Kristi Foster
“I hope we will not have this conversation,” came Tasso Azevedo’s candid response when asked what new drivers of deforestation we could be discussing 20 years from now.

The question came from a member of the 150-strong audience in a discussion forum hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), called Drivers of deforestation: Exploring regional differences and new patterns. The forum was part of Forest Day 6, held on 2 December 2012, on the sidelines of the 18th United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP18) in Doha. Read more. . .

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