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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries. Follow at

Oct 19, 2015

Brazil knows a thing or two about protecting forests. In a decade, it cut deforestation rates by more than 80% and is now the largest reducer of greenhouse gas emissions. In this week’s podcast, Juliana Santiago, the head of the Amazon Fund department at Brazil’s national development bank, explains how they did it and why more countries should get involved in payment-for-performance agreements to reduce deforestation.