Scientific Director and former President of FAPESP, Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz, discusses R&D investment in Brazil
The Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA)—conceived during the 2000 Meeting of South American presidents—is meant to forge links between all South American countries by integrating three strategic economic sectors: transportation, energy, and telecommunications. To discuss these pressing issues, on January 16, 2008, the Brazil Institute and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) and Latin American Program co-sponsored a half-day seminar to assess the potential impacts of infrastructure projects planned or underway in the Amazon region.
Race Relations in Brazil and the US Diversity in Perspectives August 2002
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of the new BRAZIL PORTAL blog, a comprehensive news aggregator that covers Brazilian foreign and national affairs as well as environmental, economic, social, scientific and political issues in Brazil.
Brazil - United States Relations: 2004 and Beyond December 2004
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third-largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. At a meeting co-sponsored by the China Environment Forum and the Brazil Institute, experts discussed the nature of the wildlife trafficking industry and the challenges in fighting it.
The Brazil Project is pleased to announce the relaunch of our monthly electronic newsletter, Thinking Brazil.