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Table 1 Categories of settlements analyzed in comparison with INCRA data

From: Deforestation and Carbon Stock Loss in Brazil’s Amazonian Settlements

Categories Total settlements (Brazil, INCRA 2015b)a Settlements analyzed in the current study Percentage of settlements analyzed
Federal Settlement Project (PA = Projeto de Assentamento Federal) 2399 2117 88 %
Collective Settlement Project (PAC = Projeto de Assentamento Conjunto) 16 16 100 %
Directed Settlement Project (PAD = Projeto de Assentamento Dirigido) 8 8 100 %
Agro-Extractivist Settlement Project (PAE = Projeto de Assentamento Agroextrativista) 407 374 92 %
Forest Settlement Project (PAF = Projeto de Assentamento Florestal) 7 7 100 %
Municipal Settlement Project (PAM = Projeto de Assentamento Municipal) 1 1 100 %
Rapid Settlement Project (PAR = Projeto de Assentamento Rápido) 3 2 67 %
Cocoon Settlement Project (PCA = Projeto de Assentamento Casulo) 69 10 14 %
Sustainable Development Project (PDS = Projeto de Assentamento de Desenvolvimento Sustentável) 106 101 95 %
State Settlement Project (PE = Projeto de Assentamento Estadual) 317 89 28 %
State Agro-extractivist Settlement Project (PEAEX = Projeto de Assentamento Estadual Agroextrativista) 6 6 100 %
State Sustainable Settlement Project (PEAS = Projeto Estadual de Assentamento Sustentável) 2 1 50 %
Integrated Colonization Project (PIC = Projeto Integrado de Colonização) 11 8 73 %
Total 3352 2740 82 %
  1. a Based on INCRA data available at http://painel.incra.gov.br/sistemas/index.php. Accessed 7 May 2015