The Cost of Brazil’s Closed Economy - World Bank
Brazil’s extraordinary lack of openness and its small number of exporters are closely related to the fact that Brazilian companies are poorly integrated into transnational value chains. This can be observed in the very high share of domestic value added in Brazilian exports, which implies that such exports incorporate few components and intermediate goods imported from other countries.
Brazil - Parana Multi-Sector Development - World Bank
Project Description: The objective of the project is to make access to economic and human development opportunities more equitable and environmentally sustainable in Brazil through the modernization of Brazil’s public sector and revenue management systems.
WB: META 2 to Modernize the Energy and Mining Sectors in Brazil
新浪微博. Program will foster sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals. WASHINGTON, May 22nd, 2020 - The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a US$38 million loan for the Energy and Mineral Sectors Strengthening Project II(META 2). Under the program, various Brazilian public institutions and sectoral agencies will be offered technical assistance activities varying from studies, training, methodologies, databases and IT equipment.
Brazil Can Take the Lead in Green Growth, says the World Bank
"Brazil is one of the leading nations at climate negotiations, with one of the world's cleanest energy matrixes, and is offering creative and constructive solutions both at the global and national levels. The Bank's study joins others proving Brazil's potential," said Izabella Teixeira, Brazil's Environment Minister.
Brazil may be the Owner of 20% of the World’s Water Supply but it is ...
Brazil is the world’s second-largest food exporter. In a country where agriculture and agroindustry account for 8.4% of GDP, irrigated lands have increased exponentially over the past decade and water consumption is expected to continue to rise. Currently, less than 20% of irrigated lands have access to irrigation.
Working Together for a Water-Secure Brazil - World Bank
The World Bank joins professionals, companies from Brazil, academics, and international organizations to discuss and address the water sector's challenges, public policies, solutions and technologies that exist in Brazil and around the world. *Watch the Replay of Brazil Water Week Sessions. For years, the World Bank has been working with Brazil to tackle its water challenges through investments, technical assistance, knowledge and innovative solutions.
Brazil Is Not Far Away, Is It? - World Bank
Lastly, most of all, a non-performing public sector is a costly drag on fiscal resources. The recent statements by the new Minister of Finance that public sector management needs to be revamped and that Serbia needs to do ‘more with less’ is more than a simple slogan. It is also more than a reaction to fiscal distress.
Displacement in Brazil: helping policy makers to improve economic and ...
Though as educated as their Brazilian counterparts, Venezuelan adults are 64% less likely to be working in a formal job and children are 53% less likely to be in school, according to a new study by the World Bank and the UNHCR. An audio-visual technician for a Venezuelan local television company, Carolina* fled to Brazil with her husband and daughter looking for food, work and education.
No mystery: What is Brazil doing to address climate change?
Amazon Sustainable Landscapes: with a US$ 60 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and US$ 370 million in co-financing, the project will help increase the forest area under protection and ensure sustainable management and restoration in the Brazilian Amazon over the next six years, by creating new protected areas - and consolidating existing ones under the Amazon Region Protected Areas (ARPA) program - and mechanisms to support the long-term financial sustainability of the ...
Changes must come to the way agriculture is funded in Brazil
Banks in Brazil are mandated by law to lend at least 35% of their deposits to the agriculture sector, and agriculture credit is the main policy instrument used by the government to influence farmers’ production and marketing decisions. The sums directed by these programs into the agriculture sector are vast, and the impacts are enormous.