Amazon Dialogues: Online debate looks at region’s bioeconomy potential

This was the first event in the Amazon Dialogues, a series of 20 webinars to discuss topics related to sustainable socioeconomic development in the Brazil Amazon with the whole of organized civil society.

On Monday, February 8, at 7 pm, Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP) held a free webinar about the Amazon’s bioeconomy potential. The event featured special guests including Roberto Rodrigues, former agriculture minister and coordinator of FGVAgro; and Izabella Teixeira, former environment minister and co-chair of the United Nations International Resource Panel.

The other speakers were Marcio Holland, the coordinator of FGV EESP’s finance and economics graduate program; Daniel Vargas, FGVAgro’s research director; Professor Augusto Rocha of Amazonas Federal University; and Daniela Chiaretti, Valor Econômico’s special report for the environment.

This was the first event in the Amazon Dialogues, a series of webinars to discuss topics related to sustainable socioeconomic development in the Brazil Amazon with the whole of organized civil society.

Click here to view the recording of the webinar.

Click here to access the registration for the following events.