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3. O papel do Governo federal Apresentação Federal Government’s role The Brazilian President’s frequent personal participation in negotiations regarding agrofuels production and trade indicates the priority given by the government towards this agenda since the first Lula administration. With President Dilma’s administration, the Strategic Dialogue on Energy is part of the agenda with President Obama, and ethanol production and trade are highlighted items in this dialogue. The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MRE, acronym in Portuguese) leads international negotiations of this agenda. For this purpose the Division on New and Renewable Energy Resources was created at the MRE, which is in charge of proposing external policy guidelines and coordinating the Brazilian government’s participation at a bilateral, regional and international institutional negotiation. The Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC, acronym in Portuguese) is a department of the Foreign Affairs Ministry and is in charge of coordinating Brazilian programs and projects on international technical cooperation through the General Coordination of Cooperation on Agriculture, Livestock, Energy, Agrofuels and the Environment (CGMA, acronym in Portuguese). Under the coordination of the MRE, other ministries take part in cooperation negotiations and activities. The Department on Renewable Fuels, a part of the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME, acronym in Portuguese), is in charge of supervising the use of resources for promotion of renewable fuels, and for monitoring, stimulating and supporting activities of technological research and development of the sector. In the Ministry of Agriculture you have the General Coordination of Agroenergy and Embrapa, through its International Relations 9

Brazilian national cooperation and investments: the internatiolization of ethanol and biodiesel  

In the publication released by FASE, Sergio Schlesinger raises a debate about the trends, motivations, strategies and contradictions in Braz...

Brazilian national cooperation and investments: the internatiolization of ethanol and biodiesel  

In the publication released by FASE, Sergio Schlesinger raises a debate about the trends, motivations, strategies and contradictions in Braz...

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