Brazilian transportation sector challenges discussed by authorities and experts
Invited by the director of FGV’s Center for Regulation and Infrastructure Studies (CERI), Joisa Dutra, and the representative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Brazil, Hugo Flórez Timorán, representatives from the government, corporations, associations, regulators, scholars and researchers attended the Workshop Sustainable Infrastructure Development Challenges: Transportation, held on January 26 at IDB’s main office, in Brasília.
The debate also had a contribution from the President of Empresa de Planejamento e Logística (EPL), José Medaglia, the President of SP Parcerias, Ana Beatriz Monteiro, Queensland University professor, Flávio Menezes, CCR’s institutional relations Superintendent, Gustavo Barreto, the President of BHTrans, Célio Bouzada, Sao Paulo School of Economics (EESP) professor, Ciro Biderman, and the Superintendent of ANTP, Luiz Carlos Nespoli, among others.
The meeting is part of the initiative coined “Strategic Dialogues: Sustainable Infrastructure”, which hosts a series of discussions with local and foreign opinion-makers and experts regarding the main challenges faced by the main infrastructure sectors, and proposes solutions to these challenges.
Based on these debates, CERI will draft an extensive and critical report on the energy, transportation and sanitation sectors, which will be used as reference to outline IDB’s investment strategy in Brazil between 2019 and 2023.
The document prepared by FGV’s CERI to guide the debate and the presentations made by the sector’s experts are available at the website.