Reforestation May Yield R$20 Billion in Revenues for Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Recovering forest areas and maintaining environmentally correct practices is good business, according to a survey released by the IBGE (Brazilian Statistics Bureau). According to the entity the economic activity rendered R$20.8 billion in revenues in 2014.

According to the study, the practices of reforestation and regeneration of damaged forests contributed to 77.7 percent of the revenues, or R$16.1 billion while the vegetable extraction of products from . . .

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