Brazil’s Environment Ministry Will Establish Amazon Secretariat

The headquarters will be located in Manaus and will oversee areas such as bio-economy, fighting illegal deforestation, land regularization, payment for environmental services, among others.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Environment (MMA) announced the establishment of the Amazon Secretariat, headquartered in Manaus, which will oversee areas such as bio-economy, fighting illegal deforestation, land regularization, payment for environmental services, among others.

"The Amazon Secretariat, headquartered in Manaus, will greatly contribute to the viability of inspection actions and the promotion of sustainable development for the entire region," said Minister Ricardo Salles in a Twitter post, where he also reflected on an interview granted to the newspaper Valor Econômico, published on Wednesday, January 8th, in which he detailed what he expects from the new . . .

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