COVID-19, Labor Market Shocks, Poverty in Brazil - World Bank
It identifies how governments can optimize fiscal policy to help correct course. Fiscal policies offset the impact of COVID-19 on poverty in many high-income countries, but those policies offset barely one quarter of the pandemic’s impact in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries.
Brazil: Its Forest Capital and a Promising Future in the Production of ...
Brazil is a forest country. More than 50% of its territory is covered with native forests, including the Amazon region, the savannah (Cerrado), and the Atlantic Forest. It is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet and also one of the largest custodians of water capital.
Impacts of Climate Change on Brazilian Agriculture - World Bank
To meet national development, food security, climate adaptation and mitigation, and trade goals over the next several decades, Brazil will need to significantly increase per area productivity of food and pasture systems while simultaneously reducing deforestation, rehabilitating millions of hectares of degraded land, and adapting to climate …
An innovative partnership for infrastructure in Brazil
The Brazilian Private Sector Participation (PSP) Facility is one of the flagship initiatives supported by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to improve project preparation. The facility was developed in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES).
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Keywords: export performance, competitiveness, productivity, economic growth, Brazil. Sector Board: Economic Policy (EPOL) 1 Otaviano Canuto is Vice President and Head of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) Network at the World Bank Group. Matheus Cavallari is a Consultant for PREM at the World Bank Group.
Brazil : The Industry Structure of Banking Services
Understanding the industry structure of banking services in Brazil is an important task both for the financial community at large and for country specialists. The Brazilian financ
Brazil - The Contrato Verde Amarelo Wage Subsidy - World Bank
In November 2019, the Brazilian government introduced, as part of an employment stimulus package, the Contrato Verde Amarelo (CVA), a wage subsidy program for young first-time employees entering in contracts of up to 1.5 minimum wages.
IMPLICATIONS OF A CHANGING CHINA FOR BRAZIL: A NEW WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY?
Manager) and Roland Clark (Brazil Sector Leader). The team of contributors consisted of Maryla Maliszewska and Marcio Jose Vargas da Cruz under the guidance of Maurizio Bussolo and Hans Timmer (DECPG); Karlis Smits and Xiaoli Wan under the guidance of Chorching Goh (EASPR); Jorge Thompson Araujo, Fabio Sola Bittar, Laura de Castro Zoratto ...
BAHIA STATE, BRAZIL - World Bank
BAHIA STATE, BRAZIL AGRICULTURAL SECTOR RISK ASSESSMENT Diego Arias and Jorge Caballero World Bank Group Report Number 100992-BR November 2015 Agriculture globAl PrActice technicAl AssistAnce PAPer. THE WORLD BANK GROUP BAHIA STATE AGRICULTURE SECTOR RISK ANALYSIS Volume 1: Risk Assessment ...
Report No. 19392-BR Brazil Higher Education Sector Study
balanced and realistic assessment of where Brazilian higher education should be heading. Phase Four was the production of Volume I of this study, "Brazil: Higher Education Sector Study", which discusses the ways in which Brazil might address the main issues identified and prepare the higher education sector for the 21st century. The