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Brazil
  • Capital: Brasília
  • Population: 201103330
  • Size: 8511965.0 Km2

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The BLDS print collection
The BLDS print collection

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Integrating mitigation and adaptation in climate and land use policies in Brazil: a policy document analysis
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy 2016
Brazil has taken the lead in climate policy design and implementation in Latin America with the adoption of the National Plan on Climate Change (PNMC) in 2008 and its climate change law, the National Policy on Climate Change, in 2009....
Changing climate, changing diets: pathways to lower meat consumption
L. Wellesley; C. Happer; A Froggatt / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2015
Demand for animal protein is growing. Global consumption of meat is forecast to increase 76 per cent on recent levels by mid-century. A â??protein transitionâ?? is playing out across the developing world: as incomes rise, ...
The New Development Bank: Moving the BRICS from an acronym to an institution
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) is set to issue its first loans in the second quarter of 2016. The bank, the latest addition to the global development finance landscape, was initiated due to a number of factors in emerging econom...
Mega-dams in the Brazilian Amazon: towards a green, sustainable and inclusive socio-economic paradigm?
R. Luporini; P. Cruz / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2015
In the last few decades, and especially in the wake of the recent economic crisis, the global economic landscape has been altered while developing countries, particularly those in the BRICS group, have increased their economic and pol...
Social innovation as a tool for enhancing women's resilience to climate change: a look at the BRICS
P. Cruz; I. Todaro; E. Bizzi / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2016
The BRICS countries face both the challenges of developing nations in facing climate change and bear the responsibility of the developed ones. These countries have been leaders for the developing world in climate negotiations ...
Case studies on UNICEF programming in child protection
United Nations Children's Fund 2014
These case studies illustrate how UNICEF support is helping countries to strengthen child protection systems and promote social change to align social norms and practices with child protection. The case studies provide evidence of pos...
Social protection for sustainable development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre 2016
Social protection programmes are among the most successful development experiences the world has seen in recent years. They have proven to be key in developing countries’ efforts to fight poverty and hunger, as demonstrated by th...
Rising powers, lowering emissions?
P. Newell; M. Morgan; H. Bulkeley / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energy needs in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted. The so-called ‘rising powers’, such as China, Brazil and India are alr...
Making sustainable development the key focus of the BRICS New Development Bank
T. Bertelsmann-Scott; C. Friis; C. Prinsloo / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the New Development Bank (NDB) gears up to extend its first loans in the second quarter of 2016, with its self-stated aim to ‘fund infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies’...
Brazil's rise: seeking influence on global governance
H. Trinkunus / Brookings Institution 2016
Brazil stands at a crossroads in its road to major power status. It can either continue its ascent, or can remain a middle power, albeit a critical one, within the existing international status quo. A major power is characterised by m...
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Fundação Oswaldo Cruz / Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz is responsible for a range of activities which include research development; highly-regarded hospital and ambulatory care services; production of vaccines, drugs, reagents, and diagnostic kits; education and training of human resources; information and communication in the area of health, science and technology; quality control of products and services, and the implementat...
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