The Cost of Brazil’s Closed Economy - World Bank
A very small number of companies are responsible for the overwhelming share of Brazilian exports. The top 1 per cent of exporters generate 59 per cent of total exports, while the top 25 per cent account for 98 per cent of export revenues. Brazilian exporters also lack dynamism.
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
In Brazil, the electricity, oil and gas and mining and mineral processing sectors represent approximately 3, 13 and 4 percent, respectively, of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). These sectors, though, stand at different stages of development.
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.
Women at Work, Good for them and the Brazilian Economy - World Bank
Women already make for nearly 44% of Brazil's labor force. In addition, 59.3% of Brazil's firms have a woman among the principal owners. They have outperformed men in all levels of education, too. Even so, Brazilian women are still treated unequally by the job market – and continue to bear the brunt of time allocated to family chores.
In central Brazil, a new project will promote sustainability in the ...
Brazil is the world’s second largest food exporter and the agriculture sector, including livestock production, plays a significant role in the Brazilian economy. Agriculture and agribusiness account for about 8.4 percent of the country’s gross domestic product; 16.2 percent of total employment; and 40 percent of total exports.
Insights from Brazil for skills development in rapidly transforming ...
African delegates noted three main takeaways from the Brazilian TVET system: Private sector management of the training levy. Unlike in many African countries, in Brazil, the training levy (a tax levied on private firms by government for the purpose of training) is managed by a private sector non-profit organization, SENAI. In most developing countries, the levy and the training provided from it are managed by the public sector.
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.