The Social and Environmental Committee is
pleased to announce the project that will receive Brookfield’s sponsorship in
Brazil in 2014. The project has been selected according to
specific guidelines that were announced earlier.
Projeto Fossa Biodigestora com Geração Biofertilizante
Location: Guarani, Minas Gerais, Southeast Brazil
Institution: Centro de Educação Ambiental do Povo do Vale do Rio Pomba - CEAVARP
Description: The goal of this project is to install a system that will contribute with the generation of organic bio-fertilizers to be used on family farms. With the implementation of the system, farmers can reduce the use of chemical fertilizers; reducing the amount of untreated material released in the Pomba river, preventing diseases.
thanks those who applied for the sponsorship and congratulates the chosen
and Environmental Committee
Renewable Energy Group – Brazil Operations