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Agua Brasil series

April 2003 - present

 

In this series central issues are raised and discussed in order to serve as contributions in the search for solutions to some of the principal problems of the water agenda in Brazil. The purpose is to address relevant issues, promote reflection upon them, and to offer alternative approaches and paths to be followed in the search for these solutions.

 

Most issues are also available in Portuguese.

Numbering stops after issue 8.

 

Otherwise known as:

Brazil Water Resources

Série Água Brasil

 

Frequency:    Irregular

 

Link to Series page:
http://www.worldbank.org/pt/country/brazil/brief/brazil-publications-agua-brasil-series-water



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Safety of dams : engineering at the service of society : Segurança de barragens : engenharia a serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)

Brazil Water Series is the result of a joint work by the World Bank and its national partners since 2003. It raises issues and discusses solutions to the main problems on the water resources agenda in Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper 112941 DEC 01, 2015

Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines; Pedreira De Freitas De Oliveira,Paula; De Nys,Erwin; Nunes,Carlos Motta Disclosed

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 APR 01, 2015

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Spanish, Portuguese Disclosed

Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Brief 90527 APR 01, 2015

De Nys,Erwin; Engle,Nathan Lee Portuguese Disclosed

Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Convivência com o Semiárido e Gestão proativa da seca no Nordeste do Brasil: Uma nova Perspectiva (Portuguese)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Brief 90527 MAY 01, 2014

De Nys,Erwin; Engle,Nathan Lee English Disclosed

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : La seguridad de las presas en Brasil : ingenieria al servicio de la sociedad (Spanish)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 JAN 01, 2014

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Portuguese, English Disclosed

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : Segurança de Barragens no Brasil: Engenharia de um serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 JAN 01, 2014

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Spanish, English Disclosed

Impacto das mudanças do clima e projeções de Demanda sobre o processo de alocação de água em Duas bacias do nordeste semiárido (Portuguese)

The Water Series Brazil is the result of joint work over the past years by the World Bank and its national partners. It raised and discussed key issues for solving some of the major problems of water resources agenda in Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 84030 NOV 01, 2013

Braga, Costa; De Nys,Erwin; Frazao,Cybelle; Martins, P.R.; Eduardo Savio,Passos Rodrigues Martins Disclosed

Transferencia de agua entre bacias hidrograficas (Portuguese)

This edition of Agua Series Brazil presents an analysis on projects of water transference between hydrographic basins. Projects implemented in Brazil and in diverse parts of the world are discussed, and examples of the aspects determining successes and failures are given. ... See More +

Publication 41609 JUL 01, 2005

Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel Todt; Porto, Rubem La Laina; Mello, Arisvaldo Vieira; Pereira, Juliana Garrido; Arrobas, Daniele La Porta; Norona, Luiz Correa; Pereira, Lilian Pena Disclosed

Impactos e externalidades sociais da irrigacao no semi-arido Brasileiro (Portuguese)

This edition of Agua Series Brazil discusses social impacts and externalities of irrigation in semi-arid Brazil. In the context of the debates on the future role of the Government in the development of irrigation in the Northeast, it was decided to evaluate the costs and benefits to investments affected by this sector. ... See More +

Publication 41607 JUN 01, 2004

Valdes, Alberto; Wagner, Elmar; Marzall, Ivo; Simas, Jose; Morelli, Juan; Pereira, Lilian Plena; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T. Disclosed

Modelos de gerenaciamento de recursos hidricos : analises e propostas de aperfeicoamento do sistema do ceara (Portuguese)

This edition of Agua Series Brazil includes: an introduction to the work, approaches to and characteristics of problems encountered, and specific and general objectives of research and development; the concept of water resources in the State of Ceara; the conceptual base of hydrologic functions and institutional models for water resources; a qualitative analysis of the types of water management organs and agencies from samples selected among the models for the Brazilian states; a summary of hydrologic, social, economic, legal and institutional conditions to conceptualize a water resources model for the State of Ceara; and conclusions on the conceptual base for the model. ... See More +

Publication 41642 JUN 01, 2004

Teixeira, Francisco Jose Coelho Disclosed

Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development : Agua, reducao de pobreza e desenvolvimento sustentavel (Portuguese)

The report - the fourth in a series - consolidates the work developed in the last eighteen months by the Bank's water resources and sanitation team, and discusses some of the impending challenges within the water sector agenda, in light of passed experiences, and lessons recently learned in the context of Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 26379 JUN 30, 2003

Mejia, Abel; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T; Gambrill, Martin P; Baltar, Alexandre M; Triche, Thelma English Disclosed

Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development (English)

The report - the fourth in a series - consolidates the work developed in the last eighteen months by the Bank's water resources and sanitation team, and discusses some of the impending challenges within the water sector agenda, in light of passed experiences, and lessons recently learned in the context of Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 26379 JUN 01, 2003

Mejia, Abel; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T; Gambrill, Martin P; Baltar, Alexandre M; Triche, Thelma Portuguese Disclosed

Recursos hidricos e saneamento na Regiao Metropolitana de Sao Paulo : um desafio do tamanho da cidade (Portuguese)

The report illustrates the dramatic situation of water resources in the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Region(SPMR): the region has extremely low disposable water resources per person, comparable to the driest areas in the Northeast. ... See More +

Publication 26371 APR 30, 2003

Porto, Monica Disclosed

Sistemas de suporte a decisao para a outorga de direitos de uso de agua no Brasil (Portuguese)

There is an increasing consensus in Brazil on the importance of water use rights, as an instrument critical to the adequate implementation of the National Policy on Water Resources. ... See More +

Publication 26370 APR 30, 2003

Baltar, Alexandre M.; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T.; Rego, Manuel; La Laina Porto, Rubem Disclosed

Estrategias de gerenciamento dos recursos hidricos no Brasil : areas de cooperacao com o Banco Mundial (Portuguese)

Water resources management has gone through a global modernization process, intensified during the last ten years, particularly following discussions, and launching of international forums, and principles outlining the new paradigm for the use, conservation, and management of water. ... See More +

Publication 26369 APR 30, 2003

da Costa, Lobato; Jose, Francisco Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Safety of dams : engineering at the service of society : Segurança de barragens : engenharia a serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2015 112941 Working Paper
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)
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APR 01, 2015 86500 Brief Spanish, Portuguese
Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)
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APR 01, 2015 90527 Brief Portuguese
Brazil - Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective : Convivência com o Semiárido e Gestão proativa da seca no Nordeste do Brasil: Uma nova Perspectiva (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2014 90527 Brief English
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : La seguridad de las presas en Brasil : ingenieria al servicio de la sociedad (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 86500 Brief Portuguese, English
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : Segurança de Barragens no Brasil: Engenharia de um serviço da sociedade (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2014 86500 Brief Spanish, English
Impacto das mudanças do clima e projeções de Demanda sobre o processo de alocação de água em Duas bacias do nordeste semiárido (Portuguese)
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NOV 01, 2013 84030 Publication
Transferencia de agua entre bacias hidrograficas (Portuguese)
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JUL 01, 2005 41609 Publication
Impactos e externalidades sociais da irrigacao no semi-arido Brasileiro (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2004 41607 Publication
Modelos de gerenaciamento de recursos hidricos : analises e propostas de aperfeicoamento do sistema do ceara (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2004 41642 Publication
Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development : Agua, reducao de pobreza e desenvolvimento sustentavel (Portuguese)
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JUN 30, 2003 26379 Publication English
Water, poverty reduction and sustainable development (English)
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JUN 01, 2003 26379 Publication Portuguese
Recursos hidricos e saneamento na Regiao Metropolitana de Sao Paulo : um desafio do tamanho da cidade (Portuguese)
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APR 30, 2003 26371 Publication
Sistemas de suporte a decisao para a outorga de direitos de uso de agua no Brasil (Portuguese)
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APR 30, 2003 26370 Publication
Estrategias de gerenciamento dos recursos hidricos no Brasil : areas de cooperacao com o Banco Mundial (Portuguese)
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APR 30, 2003 26369 Publication