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Para, Brazil
Unnamed Road Pará 68200-000 BR

Through research conducted in Brazil’s leading palm oil producing state of Pará, this paper analyzes the evolution and dynamics of the Brazilian palm oil value chain and the economic, environmental and social challenges faced by the sector. In so doing, it shows that under the right institutional and regulatory conditions, the palm oil sector can expand sustainably and inclusively within forested ecosystems.

Lead organization:
CIFOR
Study sector:
Agriculture, Forestry
Agriculture focus:
Palm oil
Certification:
RSPO
Study type:
Other
Study design & methods:
Other
Study scope:
Social issues, Environmental issues, Economic issues
Primary Research Funders:
CIFOR
Name of lead contact:
Frederico Brandão