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  • USAID-Qualcomm Strategic Partnership - The Fishing with 3G Nets project has the objective of creating conditions for sustainable development of local fishing communities...

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  • The Suruí indigenous people use technology to protect their territory from deforestation and receive support from USAID/Brazil to recuperate the Amazon forest

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Youth learn how to install solar panels to power a computer center in the rural community of São João.
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About Brazil

Democratic values and economic policies aimed at open markets and private-sector development have been the cornerstones of a strong partnership between the United States and Brazil. For more than 50 years, USAID has supported Brazil's efforts to promote sustainable development. Now, we partner with the Brazilian Government to promote sustainable development in third countries.

USAID also strengthens civil society to find innovative and efficient solutions for environmental and development problems. The Agency supports local communities and indigenous peoples of the Amazon, and promotes the use of renewable energy. We also promote partnerships between businesses, governments and civil society organizations to achieve economic development, social inclusion, biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation.

Last updated: January 08, 2014

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

Cinthya Soares
American Embassy/Brasilia
Unit 3500 USAID
Distrito Federal

USAID Contact

Adriana Hayes
, DC