Lowering Deforestration and Degradation in Brazil

Project Title: Tocantins REDD+

The state of Tocantins in Brazil is dominated by wooded savannahs called the cerrado. These once-vast ecosystems are threatened by expanding cattle ranching and agriculture, and rates of deforestation in the cerrado now exceed those in the Amazon. Winrock providing technical support to the Government of Tocantins in developing a sub-national REDD+ program to provide financial incentives to lower rates of deforestation and degradation.

Funder: State of Tocantines
Project Start: 03/13/2018
Project End: 03/13/2019