This paper examines the development, implementation and impacts of selected agrarian and environmental policy in Amazonia. The paper concludes that agrarian policies are working against environmental conservation, albeit in indirect ways, and are also speeding up social and economic differentiation among farmers.
Brown, K. and Muchagata, M. 2002. Policies and institutions for sustainable land management in Amazonia - An assessment of PRONAF and environmental crimes legislation in Para State. Norwich: Overseas Development Group, University of East Anglia, UK, 9 pp.