Cooperation agreement involving Ministério das Cidades and Universidade Federal do Pará

In the beginning of 2012, UFPA has become a partner of Ministério das Cidades, with the purpose of promoting actions towards the land and urbanistic regularization in existing occupied areas, which were formerly federal lands later transferred to the municipalities (based on the Federal Law No. 11,952, 2009) that provides for the rural and urban land regularization in the Legal Amazon.The involved municipalities are: Capitão Poço, Mãe do Rio, Nova Esperança do Piriá, Ipixuna do Pará, Tomé Açú e Concórdia do Pará, coveringabout 14,000 properties. The projectis still underway.