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: 171 entries

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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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Rio de Janeiro is home to over one thousand favelas (slum neighborhoods), but it would be easy to overlook these enormous and integral communities for the simple reason that they do not show up on...
Documents
A report of a Conference held in Nairobi 6-7th June 2013. Includes case studies on community land rights from South Africa, Uganda, Mozambique, Rwanda, Brazil and Kenya.
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The report ‘Sugar Rush: Land rights and the supply chains of the biggest food and beverage companies’ highlights examples of land grabs and disputes linked to companies that supply sugar for Coca-...
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Nababan added that the need to map these lands has become more urgent since the Constitutional Court’s decision in May, which determined that a line in the country’s 1999 Forestry Law — which stated...
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Lorsque début 2003, « Lula » devient le premier président de gauche, il soulève un formidable espoir de changements, dont celui de s’attaquer, par le biais d’une réforme agraire, au problème...
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“Nesta quinta-feira (8), no segundo dia de atividades da 12ª Jornada de Agroecologia do Paraná, a tônica dos debates foi a análise do projeto do capitalismo e seu avanço sobre o campo. João...
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“Há mais de 70 anos, chegava ao Paraná a empresa de papel de celulose Klabin, e, desde então, municípios como Telemaco Borba, Ortigueira e Imbaú têm seus territórios cobertos em grande parte...
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