The Technical Committee of the Amazon Fund (CTFA) validates the official figures regarding carbon emissions from deforestation, as calculated by the Ministry of the Environment (MMA), in order to determine how much funding may be raised for the next year.

Appointed by the Ministry of the Environment after consulting the Brazilian Forum on Climate Change, the renowned technical and scientific specialists of CTFA meet once a year. Participation in the CTFA is considered of public interest, which entails no kind of remuneration.

Year

Fundraising limit
 (US$ bn)

2006

1.0

2007

1.5

2008

1.2

2009

2.2

2010

2.3

2011

2.5

2012

2.9

2013

2.6

2014

2.8 

2015 

2.5

2016

0.06

TOTAL

21.56