Amazonian Cooperation Treaty

Amazonian Cooperation Treaty

A treaty, signed by eight South American nations in 1978, that protects approximately 3 million square miles in the Amazon. The treaty also protects the petroleum interests of indigenous peoples, among other things.
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Starting from the analysis of the intergovernmental initiative called Amazonian Cooperation Treaty (ACT), the initiative from the Center for Forestry Research (CIFOR), and the initiative from the International Timber and Trade Organization (ITTO), a proposal of standard for the evaluation of good practices in forest management to be applied to natural and productive forests located at the south of Orinoco river in Venezuela is developed.