Where is the Brazilian Electricity Sector heading? Observations on four ...
Brazil is a large emerging economy, and its electricity sector is quite unique. In some aspects, it could be an example to follow while, in others, there is wide scope for improvement. Brazil may be considered as a leading example of a clean and renewable generation mix and of security of supply because of its abundant natural resources. The predominance of hydro generation and its high-water storage capacity puts the country in an excellent position.
Brazil - Health Financing Profile | World Bank Group
Health, Finance, Latin America, Universal Health Care, Brazil, Healthcare, social programs Unified Health System, Brazil's Primary Care Strategy, total health expenditures per capita, universal public health
Gender Equality and Economic Growth in Brazil - World Bank
4.866665. This note studies the long-run impacts of policies aimed at fostering gender equality on economic growth in Brazil. After a brief review of gender issues in Brazil, this note describes a framework for quantifying the growth effects of gender-based policies in developing economies. The analysis is based on a computable overlapping generations (OLG) model that accounts for the impact of access to infrastructure on women’s time allocation, as well as human capital accumulation ...
Public-Private Partnerships in Brazil after the Rio Olympic Games
As host of the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016, Brazil is seeking to overcome its infrastructure gaps. Brazil has undertaken PPP projects at the federal and subnational levels. The 2014 Economist Intelligence Unit Latin America & Caribbean Infrascope categorizes Brazil’s PPP readiness as developed, and places it within the top two in the region.
Public Research Organizations and Agricultural Development in Brazil ...
Public Research Organizations and Agricultural Development in Brazil : How Did Embrapa Get It Right? 4.6. One of the government’s initiatives to address Brazil’s stagnant agriculture sector and food scarcity was Embrapa (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária). Embrapa has succeeded in adapting, creating, and transferring technologies to Brazilian farmers for the past 30 years, helping transform Brazil into one of the world’s largest food exporters.
Youth out of School and out of Work in Brazil | World Bank Group
In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of ...
IFPRI Global Nutrition Country Profile: Brazil - World Bank
IFPRI Global Nutrition Country Profile: Brazil | World Bank Group. Skip to main content. Search--> Toggle navigation Toggle search. Log In|Register Now; OLC Home; WBx Talks; WBa Academy; WBc Connect; Calendar; About OLC . About OLC; FAQs; Contact Us; Partners; View and Download ...
360° VR: Brazil Metro Extensions | World Bank Group
360° VR: Brazil Metro Extensions "Virtual look into a project in Sao Paulo that improves the mobility of public transport users in a cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly manner." Real Learning in a Virtual World: To get the best experience from the ...
Global Economic Prospects: Heightened Tensions, Subdued Investment
neighboring countries. The value of Brazil’s exports to Argentina fell by 15 percent in 2018. Within Brazil’s industrial sector, vehicles, automobile parts, and machinery are estimated to have been most affected (Central Bank of Brazil 2019). Uruguay and Paraguay also experienced slowdowns in export growth—in particular,