Archive for June, 2012

Mozambican Delegation will learn of Brazil’s experience with irrigation

Comments Off | 06-30-2012

Brazilian experience in the area of irrigation has attracted international interest. In the period from June 28 to July 5, two representatives from Mozambique will undertake a visit to Brazil in order to gather information to assist in structuring their National Institute of Irrigation (INIR). The agency will be responsible for coordinating and promoting the [...]

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The Defense sector will receive R$ 1.53 billion from the PAC Equipment program

Comments Off | 06-30-2012

The Ministry of Defense will receive R$ 1.53 billion from the Accelerated Growth Program (PAC) for Equipment. The resources are for the purchase of 4,170 trucks, 40 Guarani armored vehicles and 30 Astros 2020 missile launch vehicles. The transfer of resources was authorized yesterday through a Provisional Measure signed by President Dilma Rousseff in a [...]

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Grant-aided triathletes will represent Brazil at the 2012 London Games

Comments Off | 06-2-2012

Brazilian triathletes Reinaldo Colucci, Diogo Sclebin and Pâmella Oliveira, who receive aid from the Ministry of Sports Athlete Assistance Program, will have the biggest challenge of their careers in Hyde Park, site of the 2012 London Olympics triathlon race.
The names of the triathletes were confirmed by the Brazilian Triathlon Confederation (CBTri), based on their international [...]

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Brazil believes in positive results from the third round of Rio+20 document negotiations

Comments Off | 06-2-2012

Even through is has nearly 200 pages of text, the Brazilian government believes in positive results for the third round of informal negotiations on the final document for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). According to the Foreign Minister, Antonio Patriota, Brazil’s negotiators are working with “tenacity” in the debates that began on [...]

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UN wants internet users to participate in today’s Rio+20 campaign

Comments Off | 06-2-2012

The United Nations (UN) is encouraging Internet users to participate in a campaign on Rio+20. The idea is to involve the population in the discussions at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development taking place in Rio between June 13 and 22, in order to ensure more concrete results from the event.
The UN is requesting Internet [...]

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