Amazon Conservation in the Age of Development: The Limits of Providence

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APPENDIX 1
V.
Acronyms
CIT - Comitã Intergovernamental Tãcnico para a Proteção e Manejo da Flora e Fauna Amazônica/Intergovernment Technical Committee for the Protection and Management of Amazon Flora and Fauna. A working group of government officials from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Equador, Peru, and Venezuela responsible for coordinating the Amazon nature protection policies of the six nations.
CITES - Convention on International Commerce of Endangered Plant and Animal Species. Ratified by Brazil in 1975.
CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico/ National Council for the Development of Science and Technology. Government body with considerable budgetary and policy-setting authority for Brazilian science.
CONAMA - Conselho Nacional do Meio Ambiente/National Environmental Council. Body established in 1981 to oversee the national environment. Has wide membership among government agencies and civil organizations. The Secretary of the Environment is its executive officer.
CVRD - Companhia Vale do Rio Doce/ The Rio Doce Valley Company. The national mining corporation responsible for the development of the Carajás mining complex. Has shown considerable initiative in establishing environmental programs in its areas of operation.
DN - Departamento de Parques Nacionais e Reservas Equivalentes/Department of National Parks and Equivalent Reserves. IBDF department responsible for oversight and planning of IBDF's protected natural areas.
DNER - Departamento Nacional de Estradas de Rodagem/National Highways Department.
DPN - Divisão de Parques Nacionais e Recursos Naturais Renovavais/Division of National Parks and Renewable Natural Resources. Division of the DN with specific responsibility for the protected natural areas. Sister division of the Divisão de Proteção da Natureza/Division of Nature Protection, responsible for various flora and fauna conservation programs and for carrying out Brazilian conservation obligations under international treaties.
ECLA - The UN's Economic Commission for Latin America (later ECLAC, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean). Body responsible for formulating and promulgating development strategies for Latin America. Under the influence of the Argentine economist Raul Prebisch, became an important source of development doctrine in the 1950s and 1960s.
ESG - Escola Superior da Guerra/ Superior War College. Chief instrument for the formation of elite consensus on the government's major policies during the military regime.

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