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Brazil: Novo Friburgo floods

Brazil: Novo Friburgo floods

Jan 28, 2011

A gallery of images from Gustavo Bonato, working for the ACT forum in Brazil, showing the devastation in Nova Friburgo

Brazil: relief team deployed

Brazil: relief team deployed

Jan 28, 2011

ACT Alliance has deployed a strong emergency relief team to support survivors of Brazil’s worst disaster in over 35 years

Brazil: recycling and rights

Brazil: recycling and rights

Aug 24, 2010

Head of ACT praises a recycling project run by homeless people in Sao Paolo that champions rights education as a route out of poverty

Brazil: land rights for escaped slave villages

Brazil: land rights for escaped slave villages

Aug 24, 2010

ACT members supports the legalisation of lands belonging to villages founded by escaped slaves

Brazil: ACT responds to Alagoas floods

Brazil: ACT responds to Alagoas floods

Aug 12, 2010

ACT members have delivered life-sustaining goods, food and water, to people affected by floods in Alagoas State of northern Brazil

Gallery from Brazil: Tupinambá rights

Gallery from Brazil: Tupinambá rights

Feb 12, 2010

Brazil: human rights and land rights struggles of the Tupinambá people

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About Brazil
  • GNI per capita: US$1,460 (World Bank, 2008)
  • Population: 193.7 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Largest city: Sao Paulo
  • Area: 8.55 million sq km (3.3 million sq miles)
  • Major language: Portuguese
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 69 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 real = 100 centavos
  • Main exports: Manufactured goods, iron ore, coffee, oranges, other agricultural produce