Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco B
Brasília - DF
Ministry of the Environment (MMA) is responsible for formulating forestry policies and is responsible for signing forest concession contracts.
The Ministry of Environment is responsible for forestry as well as for planning, coordinating and controlling activities related to the national environment policy and policies for developing the Amazon. It supervises the activities of IBAMA and the Brazilian Forest Service
SCEN - Trecho 2
Ed. sede do IBAMA
70.818-900 - BRASÍLIA - DF
Tel: +55 (61) 33 16 10 01 / 02 / 03
Fax: +55 (61) 33 16 10 25
The Brazilian Institute of the Environment and of Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) is the administrative arm of the Ministry of the Environment.
It is responsible for monitoring compliance with Brazilian Environmental legislation and for issuing environmental licenses for any activity that occurs on federal land and CITES licenses.
SCEN, Trecho 2, Bl. H
70818-900 - Brasília - DF
Tel: (61) 2028-7258 / 7274
Fax: (61) 2028-7269
The Brazilian Forestry Service (SFB) is the administrative institution of the federal public forests, primarily responsible for the management of federal forest concession areas.
The Brazilian Forest Service from the Ministry of Environment coordinates the National Registry of Public Forests (NRPF), which includes Federal, State and Municipal Public Forests Registries.
EQSW 103/104, Bloco “C”, Complexo Administrativo - Setor Sudoeste
CEP: 70.670-350 - Brasilia - DF
The Institute Chico Mendes of Conservation and Biodiversity (ICMBio) is linked to the MMA and makes part of the Sistema Nacional do Meio Ambiente (Sisnama) or National Environmental System.
ICMBio is primarily responsible for the management, protection and inspection of federally protected ‘Conservation Units’ (in Portuguese known as ‘unidades de conservação’), which can be divided in two groups: full protection and sustainable use.
(State Secretariat for the Environment)
The web address depends per state, and is usually part of the state government page:
www.sema.mt.gov.br/ (Mato grosso)
Public bodies responsible to the national state’s permanent forests are:
SEMA State Secretariat for the Environment, responsible for issuing environmental licenses for any activity that occurs in a state land.
Avenida João Paulo II, S/n, Curió-Utinga
Cep: 66610-770; Tel: (91) 3184-3600
IDEFLOR - The Instituto de Desenvolvimento Florestal is primarily responsible for the management of state forest concessions areas.
Export Registration (SISCOMEX), issued by local customs office.
Setor Policial Sul -SPO Área 5 Quadra 3 Bloco B - Térreo Salas 10 à 14 CEP - 70610-200 BRASÍLIA - DF
Tel: (61) 3411-5516 (61) 2033-7515 (Assessoria de Imprensa)
Fax: (61) 2033-7475
CTNBio provides technical advisory support and advice to the Federal Government in the formulation, updating and implementation of the National Biosafety Policy on GMOs such as establishing technical safety standards and technical advice on the protection of human health, living organisms and the environment for activities involving the construction, testing, cultivation, handling, transport, marketing, consumption, storage, release and disposal of GMOs and derivatives.
Conselho Nacional do Meio Ambiente
MINISTÉRIO DO MEIO AMBIENTE
Secretaria Executiva: Departamento de Apoio ao Conselho Nacional do Meio Ambiente - DCONAMA
Edifício Sede do Ministério do Meio Ambiente, Esplanada dos Ministérios - Bloco B, 9º andar, sala 950
70068-901 - Brasília/DF
Tel: (61) 2028-2207
National Environmental Council.
Comissão Nacional de Florestas
Secretaria Executiva da CONAFLOR
SEPN 505, Ed. Marie Prendi Cruz, 5º andar, sala 501.
70730-542 - Asa Norte - Brasília/DF/Brasil
Tel: 55 (0xx61) 2028-2332
Fax: 55 (0xx61) 2028-2131
The National Forest Commission (CONAFLOR), is composed of 39 representatives distributed between the government (20 representatives) and civil society (19 representatives), including federal government agencies and entities, state environmental agencies, civil-society groups, forest industry, NGOs and educational and research institutions. CONAFLOR provides guidelines for the implementation of procedures in national forests and enables the participation of various interest groups in developing public policies for the forest sector.
Avenida Comendador Franco, 1341 - Campus da Indústria
Jardim Botânico. 80.215 090 Curitiba PR
Tel: (41) 3225-4358
ABIMCI unifies and represents companies linked to several segments and phases of the timber supply chain, such as reforestation (forestry) companies; wood industries (manufacturers of plywood, veneer, lumber, flooring, frames, doors and other products); suppliers of raw materials and machinery for the wood industry; agents and importers of wood products, distributors and retailers of wood products manufactured by associated companies in the logistics and customs clearance industry sector in addition to specialist press.
SCN Q1 Bl. E - Ed. Central Park - Sala 1215/1216 - Cep: 70711-903
Fone: 61 3202.8686
São Paulo office:
Av. Brig. Faria Lima,1234 - 15 andar - 151 - Cep:01451-913
São Paulo/SP, Brazil
Fone: 11 3817.8711
ABIMÓVEL is an industry association dedicated to the furniture business.
Tel: +55 41 3016-1516
ABPMEX is an association representing producers and exporters.
Rua dos Mundurucus, 1613
Belém - Pará - Brasil
Tel: +55 91 3202 8300
Instituto Floresta Tropical is a Brazilian NGO affiliated with the Tropical Forest Foundation that promotes sustainable forest management through education and research.
Interim GFTN Coordinator
Tel: +55 61 3364 7487
GFTN-Brazil is the Brazilian chapter of WWF's Global Forest & Trade Network (GFTN). The GFTN is WWF's initiative to eliminate illegal logging and improve the management of valuable and threatened forests.
Rua Conego Eugenio Leite, 623
Room 11, CEP: 05414-011
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Global NGO that helps businesses bring responsible products to market. It helps members worldwide build responsible supply chains by identifying and addressing embedded social and environmental
Joaquim Campos Pôrto
367 - Jardim Botânico,
Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22460-190, Brazil
Tel: +55 21 3596 4006
BVRio Institute is a non-profit organization with the objective of developing market mechanisms to facilitate compliance with environmental laws.
BVRio’s Responsible Timber Exchange (www.bvrio.com/timber) is an online negotiations platform for sourcing legal and sustainable timber products from all over the world.
Integrated into the platform is an online Due Diligence and Risk Assessment system (www.bvrio.com/timber) to help buyers understand and evaluate the supply chain of a timber consignment, facilitating compliance with EUTR and the US Lacey Act.