The larger work in building of Brazil, the Belo Monte dam, received a billion dollars of financing from BNDES for the purchase of machinery and equipment. Of this total, 43.2% will be paid by taxpayers.
Folha de S.Paulo
4 January 2016 at 8:23 (Updated on 14 September 2020 at 11:59)
November 25, 2015
The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) granted on Tuesday (24) the environmental license for the Belo Monte dam to begin operation in Para State.
November 24, 2015
Documentary follows the deforestation made by Belo Monte to clean the area to be flooded. Trees are burnt irregularly and plant wastes hundreds of logs.
February 28, 2014
Series of photos by Taylor Weidman show what life is like for people who live around the construction site of the Belo Monte dam in Brazil.