Brazil

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 204 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Decree-Law No. 2.375 concerning public lands.Date of entry: 21 Nov 1997 Last edit: 17 May 2012
Act No. 8.847 establishing royalties to be paid by rural land property.Date of entry: 06 Apr 1998 Last edit: 28 Feb 2000
Decree-Law No. 3.365 regulating land expropriation for public use.Date of entry: 08 May 1998 Last edit: 28 Nov 2000
Act No. 6.001 establishing the native people Statute.Date of entry: 21 Sep 1998 Last edit: 05 Dec 2006
Law No. 6.766 providing for urban land subdivision.Date of entry: 22 May 2001 Last edit: 22 May 2001
Law No. 152 amending Environmental Planning Law No. 52/91.Date of entry: 22 Jun 2001 Last edit: 26 Feb 2013
Law No. 1.130 of 12 February 1987.Date of entry: 24 May 2004
Law No. 10.932 amending Law No. 6.766 on urban land subdivision.Date of entry: 20 Feb 2006 Last edit: 31 May 2006
Decree of 21 of December 2009, fixing Anaro Indigenous Land.Date of entry: 21 Apr 2010 Last edit: 21 Apr 2010
Decree 004 of 21of December 2009, fixing Arroio-Korá Indigenous Land.Date of entry: 21 Apr 2010 Last edit: 21 Apr 2010
Decree 005 of 21 of December 2009, fixing Las Casas Indigenous Land.Date of entry: 21 Apr 2010 Last edit: 21 Apr 2010
Decree 006 of 21 of December 2009, fixing Proxperidade Indigenous Land.Date of entry: 21 Apr 2010 Last edit: 21 Apr 2010
Decree 009 of 21 of December 2009, fixing Zo’è Indigenous Land.Date of entry: 21 Apr 2010 Last edit: 21 Apr 2010
Decree 001 of 21 of December 2009, fixing Balaio Indigenous Land.Date of entry: 21 Apr 2010 Last edit: 21 Apr 2010
Act No. 7.661 establishing National Planning for Coastal Zone Management.Date of entry: 22 Sep 1998 Last edit: 03 Dec 1999
Decree No. 6.961 approving the zoning agricultural land of sugarcane.Date of entry: 22 Apr 2010 Last edit: 12 Jun 2012
Law No. 11.952 concerning public lands.Date of entry: 17 May 2012 Last edit: 11 Apr 2013
Act No. 5.027 establishing Sanitary Code.Date of entry: 19 Jan 1999 Last edit: 17 May 2000
Law No. 784 of 5 October 1984.Date of entry: 26 May 2004
Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil.Date of entry: 05 Nov 2012 Last edit: 30 Dec 2013

FAO Land publications: 12 entries

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FAO & Climate ChangeYear of Publication: 2008
Land useYear of Publication: 2008

World Bank Land Publications: 188 entries

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High interest rates and limited access to capital have meant substantial land purchases are now the preserve of a few producers in Brazil. Instead, much like in the U.S., most Brazilian farmers are...
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Photo : Un indigène manifestant devant le ministère brésilien de la Justice, à Brasilia. - - -  (RV) Le Conseil Indigéniste Missionnaire (CIMI) a présenté jeudi 17 juillet à Brasilia...
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Se piensa que los indígenas aislados que emergieron recientemente en Brasil han huido de la tala ilegal y del narcotráfico que acontecen en territorio peruano. Antes de la visita del presidente...
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Researchers from Brown University tracked the expansion of agriculture in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso over the last decade. Their work suggests that ideal land for agriculture in the state may...
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Cientos de indios de diversas etnias se manifestaron hoy en Brasilia para exigir una mayor celeridad en el proceso de demarcación de reservas y protestar por la inseguridad en sus tierras, ...
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Guía. Este es el folleto que Brasil reparte a los brasileños que están radicados en el país. - - - A través de folletos, el Gobierno de Brasil explica a sus conciudadanos cuáles son las...
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Indigenous farmer in the municipality of Sayaxché, department of Petén, Guatemala, viewing the stunted corn crop on his land bordering an oil palm plantation.  - - - As...
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Some positive steps were made throughout the year in terms of the fight waged by the landless movement, with the holding of demonstrations, marches as well as the occupation of land and public...
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A steep climb leads to the top of the Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer is visible to the right and the ocean can be seen over the roofs of hundreds of...
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In the small community of Rio dos Macacos, in the north-eastern Brazilian state of Bahia, a tall, leafy jack tree stands as a living reminder of history. Residents say it grew around a pole...
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