Challenges and Opportunities for Conservation, Agricultural Production, and Social Inclusion in the Cerrado Biome is accompanied by several supporting documents with extensive information on the Cerrado biome’s biodiversity, hydrology, trends in deforestation and associated carbon emissions, social and political contexts, trends in the agricultural sector, funding sources, corporate deforestation commitments, maps of the region, among other information.
- Cerrado convening summary
Summary of the three workshops hosted on February 18 and 19, 2016 in Brasilia.
- Cerrado biome appendix on water and climate
A synthesis of the current research on the interactions between land cover and hydrology and the expected effects of climate change in the Cerrado.
- Cerrado biome appendix on funding sources
A catalog of the various funding dedicated to the Cerrado biome including from the World Bank and other international donors.
- Cerrado biome appendix on corporate commitments
A catalog of the deforestation commitments made by individual corporations and multi-stakeholder initiatives.
- Cerrado biome assessment maps
A compendium of maps developed in order to visualize the patterns of land cover, land use, deforestation, protected areas, and community lands across the Cerrado landscape.
- Overview of policy, deforestation, and emissions
A powerpoint report documenting the policies that are most relevant to the Cerrado biome as well as deforestation and emissions trends in the biome.
- Overview of the agriculture sector
A powerpoint report documenting the state of the agriculture sector in the Cerrado and the structure of the soy and beef supply chains. Government plans to expand transportation infrastructure in support of agricultural production is also covered.
- Overview of traditional communities, biodiversity, water, and climate change
A powerpoint report documenting resources in the Cerrado including: sociodiversity, biodiversity, and water.
- Works cited
A list of works cited in ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Conservation, Agricultural Production, and Social Inclusion in the Cerrado Biome’.
The materials included in this body of work are the result of CEA’s research on the Cerrado biome during their Cerrado Biome Assessment.
While not organized to support a specific strategy, these materials are intended to serve as a reference source for those working in the Cerrado.