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Annual Reports

Yearly publications which summarize all of the Brazil Institute's past activities and detail the Institute's future vision.

An Art Exhibit by Brazilian Luis Bitencourt

An exhibition of 18 paintings by Brazilian artist Luis Bitencourt at the Wilson Center, February 6-27, 2004

Thinking Brazil 9

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability Brazil's Next Agricultural Revolution February 2004

Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation

In the First Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation, a group of Brazilian congressman and senators visited the Wilson Center, State Department, and MIT to discuss innovation policies in the United States.

As the clock ticks, trees fall in Brazil's Amazon

Former Public Policy Scholar and author of "The Unconquered", Scott Wallace, writes on deforestation in the Amazon.

Brazil Institute 2008 Report of Activities

The Brazil Institute concluded a very active year—coordinating over 20 public events—with two major seminars focusing on "Agribusiness and Sustainability in Brazil" and "Prospects for Brazil-U.S. Relations in the New American Administration."Read the 2008 Report of Activities in PortugueseRead the 2008 Report of Activities in English

American elections have impact on Brazil and the world

On Friday, August 17, 2012 Paulo Sotero was invited for a one-hour panel interview on Globonews’ Painel Program in Sao Paulo, Brazil for a discussion concerning the impact of American Presidential election in Brazil and the rest of the world.

Article by Paulo Sotero published in Financial Times (07/06/2009)

"History: Stability and democracy are catalysts of success"Presidente Prudente, a bustling community of 206,000 in the south-western corner of São Paulo state, offers a good view into Brazil's rise. From its unremarkable beginning as a stop on the Sorocabana railway when coffee was king, it is now one of two dozen prosperous municipalities at the centre of one of Brazil's success stories – agro-industry. Less than one hour to the west, a high-tech ethanol plant is nearing completion. Conquista do Pontal, is one of three plants being built by ETH, a subsidiary of Grupo Odebrech, with Sojitz, the Japanese trading company. Agriculture has historically been associated with slavery and, in recent decades, with the abuse of workers rights. But, thanks to the rapid expansion of the sugar ethanol industry alongside flex-fuel cars that were introduced in 2003, it is now being transformed into an industry that is emblematic of the South American country's emergence as a social innovator on the world stage.[Read full article]For a PDF version of the entire Financial Times Brazil Survey in which Sotero's article appears, click here

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