According to the bank, the development objective of the Integrated Landscape Management in the Cerrado Biome Project for Brazil is to strengthen the adoption of environmental conservation and restoration practices, and low-carbon emission agricultural practices in selected watersheds of Brazil’s Cerrado Biome. The project comprises of three components. First component, Institutional Development and Capacity Building for Landscape Management is to support the development of capacities at the national and local levels to plan and implement a landscape approach in the selected watersheds through, inter alia: (i) land use mapping; (ii) studies and information on the Cerrado Biome; and (iii) strengthening of governance and the institutional capacity of MAPA, SFB, MCTIC/INPE, EMBRAPA, and SENAR, through consultancies, non-consulting services (e.g., rental of vehicles, maintenance, and information technology services),infrastructure and civil works, the acquisition of goods and equipment, the acquisition of satellite images, the carrying out of workshops and training, and the preparation and production of communication materials; Second component, Mainstreaming Landscape Practices into Selected Watersheds is to promote the adoption of low-carbon emission agricultural practices and restoration practices within private landholdings and help improve production efficiency and environmental compliance through, inter alia: (i) an action plan for the selected watersheds; (ii) mobilization and engagement of producers and public environmental institutions; (iii) training; (iv) technical assistance for landholders; (v) monitoring of landholdings’ performance; and (vi) support for the forest-restoration supply chain; Third component, Project Management, Monitoring, Evaluation and Communication is to provide support for the Proposed Project’s technical and administrative management, including communication.
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