Brazil is working with the United States to conserve its biodiversity through forest fire management and firefighting.
USAID is working in partnership with the Government of Brazil to expand the public use and visitation of Brazilian national parks, starting with parks located near the cities that are going to host the World Cup of Soccer in 2014.
From October 30th to November 2nd, Fishing with 3GNets project partners – Qualcomm, USAID Municipality of Cabralia and Telefonica Vivo - had the pleasure of hosting in Brazil, 3 Colombians from which included a coordinator from CINTEL and two fishermen leaders from La Boquilla. The purpose of the trip was for the Colombians to learn best practices from the Brazilians participating in the Fishing with 3G project.
The Mais Unidos Group, a partnership between the American companies established in Brazil and the US Diplomatic Mission through USAID, will present its Social Investment Report on November 13th at AMCHAM in São Paulo.
USAID/Brazil and Yunus Social Business met to discuss ideas and possibilities to work as partners. The objective of the meeting was to identify specific activities that will promote the concept of social business in Brazil. The meeting took place as a result of a Global MOU previously signed by USAID Administrator and Prof. Yunus earlier this year in Washington-DC. Brazil is considered a good place to implement the concept of social business. The country’s socioeconomic and development policies have produced successful results during the last fifteen years.
USAID and the U.S companies in Brazil (Mais Unidos Group) developed a strategic partnership with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MSTI) of Brazil.
On November 13th, USAID and Mais Unidos Group will launch its 3rd Social Investment Report. The event will be held at the AMCHAM in Sao Paulo and 36 companies participated in the report.
The Fishing with 3G Nets project has the objective of creating conditions for sustainable development of local fishing communities, based on actions for social strengthening, environmental management and economic development, integrating knowledge and existing traditional practices with current technological alternatives and possibilities, with the 3G technology as the main pillar behind planned activities.
USAID/Brazil is committed to act and participate in the program by providing two actions: i) transmit the message to all its partners; ii) support activities that will create an early positive experience for children and integrate physical activity into everyday life.
Last updated: October 21, 2014