USAID and U.S. Forest Service launch new program for Brazil Forest Management and Fire Prevention

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Government of Brazil and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), is launching the program for Brazil Forest Management and Fire Prevention. The new 5-year program incorporates fire prevention and management, governance and management of forests and natural resources, and the sustainable use of protected public …

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Acceleration Program will Boost Women-Led Startups in Brazil

Despite record growth in recent years, there is significant inequality in Brazil’s startup ecosystem.  Representation of women in the Brazilian innovation market is still very small: only 9.8% of startups have women among their founders, and 4.7% of startups are founded exclusively by women. This discrepancy, however, is not tied to business performance: a 2018 Boston …

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