Amazon Dialogues: webinar debates how to promote Amazon’s development

This edition will present the consensus view among prominent business leaders in the region regarding potential solutions and priorities.

Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP) is holding a free webinar called “How to Promote the Amazon’s Development” on November 7, at 7 pm, on FGV’s YouTube channel.

Over the course of this year, the “Amazon Dialogues” series of webinars has discussed various initiatives aimed at promoting sustainable socioeconomic development in the Brazilian Amazon. This edition will present the consensus view among prominent business leaders in the region regarding potential solutions and priorities.

A group of specialists recently produced a document called “The Amazon of the Future,” based on different reflections by guests in the Amazon Dialogues webinars. Among other things, the next webinar will also discuss how to diversify economic activity in the region and how to promote the bioeconomy, thereby helping preserve the forest.

The event will be moderated by Márcio Holland, the coordinator of FGV EESP’s Finance and Economics Master’s Program. The speakers will be Jorge Nascimento Junior, the president of the National Association of Electronic Good Manufacturers; Marcos Fermanian, the president of the Brazilian Association of Motorbike and Bike Manufacturers; and Daniel Vargas, a professor at FGV EESP, the coordinator of the FGV Bioeconomy Observatory and FGV Agro’s research coordinator.

The Amazon Dialogues is a digital platform to discuss topics related to sustainable socioeconomic development in the Brazilian Amazon with the whole of organized civil society.

To find out more information about the event and sign up, click here.

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