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 Enable, coordinate and articulate actions between the multiple actors from economic, institutional and/or academic activities, connected directly or indirectly to the purposes of the PCI Strategy;

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Promote, recommend and implement Public Policies, actions, programs and measures that contribute to the objectives of the PCI Strategy;

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Identify opportunities for fund raising from donors and public and private investors, both national and foreign;

IV

Manage and monitor programs, projects and their resources within the scope of the PCI Strategy, either alone or in collaboration with other public or private institutions;

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Develop standards, indicators and procedures for the management, generation and sustainable production of environmental assets, certification, through platforms, databases or physical or electronic records, aiming at transparency, traceability and compliance;

Objectives

The PCI Institute aims to:

I - Provide strategic resources for the expansion and increase of the sustainable efficiency of agricultural and forestry production, as well as for the conservation of the remnants of native vegetation;
II - Assist in the restoration of environmental liabilities;
III - Contribute to the socioeconomic inclusion of family farmers and traditional populations;
IV - Support the implementation of programs, projects and other public and private initiatives, supplying, enabling or providing human, technical, material and financial resources and resources for research and development, for its execution, whether originating in-house or not;
V - To promote and participate in partnerships with Government bodies, Civil Society and with the private sector, in the development of its activities;
VI - Contribute, within the framework of sustainable development and fair trade to the development of public and private initiatives that promote social development, generate jobs and income and fairly and equitably share benefits for the sectors of agriculture, livestock, forests, family farming and local or traditional populations;
VII - Foster innovative programs and projects, test models and participatory and multidisciplinary methodologies;
VIII - Promote networks of opportunities among its Associates, as well as keep them informed about trends related to the sectors of agriculture, livestock, forests, family farming and local or traditional populations;
IX - Generate and disseminate information, prepare studies and analysis, monitor, supervise, as well as recommend priority actions, strategies and public policies in its field of action, considering the points of view of its partners and interest groups associated with its mission;
X -Implement or support programs, projects or actions, whether national or international, on climate change, mitigation and adaptation, on the promotion of research and study activities, on technological innovation, on technical exchange, as well as on the training of human resources, it may even provide scholarships as well as study and research grants;
XI - Organize committees, commissions and study groups, promote events, seminars and lectures, participate and contribute to events and studies related to the improvement of legislation on agricultural production, livestock, forestry and environmental conservation, aiming at sustainable economic development and harmonization between production and conservation, and the use of innovative production and conservation technologies.

Founders

The Produce, Conserve and Include Institute, also known by its acronym PCI was founded on March 15, 2019, as a non-profit private law organization.
During the second half of 2018, the institutions pertaining to each category represented on the PCI Strategy’s State Committee were invited to participate in the foundation of this Organization. The following institutions gathered to create the Institute, becoming its founding members:

Advisory Board

The General Advisory Board serves as an instrument of technical and strategic advice for the Board of Directors, without, however, having any social responsibility in relation to the association.
Members of the General Advisory Board are appointed by the members and chosen by the collegiate of the Board of Directors, among people with interest and knowledge in the areas in which the PCI operates and who have specific skills and are able to contribute to the PCI’s proper operations. They must also represent public and private, national and international bodies, powers or organizations that have activities related to the purposes of the PCI.
With the creation of the PCI Institute, CEEPCI members were invited to be part of the PCI Institute's Advisory Board.
Institutions that have already joined the PCI Institute’s Advisory Board:
IMAC, WRI, Carbon Trust, JBS, Fazenda São Marcos, ABAG, ONF Brasil, Produzindo Certo and IPAN Amazônia.

Organizations that are part of the PCI Strategy’s State Committee:

FAMATO
Acrimat
Ampa
Aprofir
Aquamat
AcrismatAC

Cipem
Arefloresta
GTPS
Anoreg
RTRS

FIEMT
Fetagri
Fepoimt
Pecsa
Carrefour

Roncador
Althelia
ONF Brasil
Fundação Mato Grosso
IPAM

EDF
Aliança da Terra
Instituto Socio Ambiental
Amigos da Terra
Ação Verde

Fernando Sampaio
Agricultural Engineer


Fernando Sampaio is an Agricultural Engineer graduated from the “Luiz de Queiroz” College of Agriculture in 1997, with specialized studies in the meat and milk markets by the École Supérieure d’Agriculture d’Angers in France.
Sampaio worked in the international meat market in France, at Société des Viandes Bretagne Anjou - Soviba between 2000 and 2001, and at the Meat Import Zandbergen Brothers BV from 2001 to 2008.
In 2009 he assumed the sustainability coordination of the Brazilian Beef Exporters Association - ABIEC, and was its Executive Director from 2011 to 2016 acting as the sector’s institutional representative in international negotiations and trade promotion while giving continuity to the sustainability agenda.
He participated in the creation of the Working Group on Sustainable Livestock - GTPS, a multi-stakeholder initiative, and was its President from 2015 to 2016. He was a board member of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef - GRSB and of the Sustainability Committee of the International Meat Secretariat - IMS.
In October 2016, he assumed the position of Executive Director of the Produce, Conserve and Include Strategy, a jurisdictional sustainability initiative in the State of Mato Grosso. Since then, he has been working to implement the Strategy, which entered a new phase with the establishment of the PCI Institute in early 2019.