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Brazil: Rural Communities Counting The Cost Of The Belo Monte Dam

Publicado em 24 março 2020
The promises of regional economic development pinned to the building of the Belo Monte hydroelectric complex, in northern Brazil, have failed to materialise. Instead, the population of Altamira —the mega-dam’s nearest town — grew, while nearby rural areas suffered. These were the conclusions reached in a study published in the journal Land Use Policy, which analysed the social and environmental impacts of the hydroelectric project — one of the biggest infrastructure [...]