ABOUT US

The Biodiversity Research Consortium Brazil-Norway (BRC) was established in 2013. Uniting five Brazilian and Norwegian institutions, the main aim of the cooperation is to develop environmental research in the eastern Brazilian Amazon.

LOCALIZATION

OSLO - NORWAY

Coordinator: Rafael Assis

Natural History Museum

BELÉM - BRAZIL

Representative: André Carvalho

Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia

CONTACT US

Any doubt about BRC? Send us an email: info@brcbn.com

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The Biodiversity Research Consortium Brazil-Norway (BRC) was established in 2013. Uniting five Brazilian and Norwegian institutions, the main aim of the cooperation is to develop environmental research in the eastern Brazilian Amazon. The specific research projects fall into three areas:

 

1) Biodiversity surveys and monitoring in mining areas and surroundings

2) Greenhouse gas fluxes and carbon footprint related to mining operations

3) Restoration of tropical forests, including restoration of biodiversity and forest soils

CONSORTIUM

GOALS

  • Develop research activities

  • Srengthen university - industry partneships

  • Integrate graduate students in research and promote exchange

PRELIMINARY RESULTS

  • BRC is a fully operational research consortium

  • 11 research projects are approved and secured funding

  • University-industry relations are strengthened

  • Brazilian and Norwegian master and PhD students are taking part of research

  • A Strategic Research Program 2015-2020 is approved

PARTNERS