Before Jair Bolsonaro’s election, Brazil pioneered a number of strategies for reducing deforestation in the Amazon. For more on these policies and how Brazilian public servants and civic leaders have tried to make them work, see the following:
A Credible Commitment: Reducing Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, 2003–2012 (on the work of Marina Silva and others; design of incentives, monitoring)
On overcoming collective action problems at the municipal level:
On supply chain certification experiments:
We invite you to visit links to other ISS case studies on forest protection and natural resources as well.