Science Policy in Brazil: Innovation for Sustainable Development

Luiz Davidovich

Brazil outlines an ambitious agenda for increasing its commitment to science and technology.


imageBrazilian president Dilma Rousseff

Brazil recently elected a new president—Dilma Roussef, who took office following the eight-year tenure of Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva. Throughout the country, hopes are high that science will continue to be a strong item in Brazil's developmental agenda. Indeed, the inaugural speech of the new president stressed the role of education, science and technology among the main priorities of the country.

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Publish Date: 01 March 2011

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