Innovation and human capital in Brazil: challenges and achievements

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Presentation by Claudio Marinho at a business meeting in Mumbai, India, as part of the Northeast Brazil Business Mission to India, November 20, 2008

Presentation by Claudio Marinho at a business meeting in Mumbai, India, as part of the Northeast Brazil Business Mission to India, November 20, 2008

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  • 1. Innovation and human capital in Brazil: challenges and achievements Cláudio Marinho Northeast Brazil Business Mission to India Mumbai November 20, 2008
  • 2. “ India is an immensely diverse country with many distinct pursuits, vastly disparate convictions, widely divergent customs and a veritable feast of viewpoints.” Amartya Sen, The Argumentative Indian , 2006
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  • 4. People (culture, history, geography) matter: the process of value creation of the place. The world is not flat .
  • 5. The new global geoeconomy
  • 6. Infant survival rate up to 1 (per 1,000 live births)-- Fliplog 560 998 GDP per capita in 1995 international dollars Log 308 60 000 1 000 5 000 10 000 20 000 3 000 995 990 950 900 800 970 980 997 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 Africa Americas Arab countries Asia Europa India 1911 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 Japan 1920 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 Brazil 1960 China 1960 Republic of Korea 1960 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
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  • 11. Brazil: size matters Countries with population > 150 million Countries with area > 5 million km2 Countries with GDP > USD 600 billion Brazil is a BIG country EUA Brasil China Rússia Índia Japão Indonésia Paquistão Nigéria Bangladesh México Países baixos Reino Unido Coréia do Sul Itália Espanha França Alemanha Canadá Austrália Fonte: MIC (Brasil & Parceiros 2005)
  • 12. Brazil is 77% urban
  • 13. India is 28% urban
  • 14. Innovation : the Brazilian achievements
  • 15. Brazil has created the most competitive tropical agriculture of the world Since the end of the XIX century the Brazilian government has a special interest in supporting agriculture R&D Equator 30ºN Cancer 30ºS Capricorn
  • 16. Brazilian trade balance TOTAL AGRIBUSINESS OTHERS * nov/2004 to october/2005 Source: Agriculture Ministry
  • 17. Source: Agriculture Ministry CROPS: cotton, corn, rice, soybean, among others Productivity x agriculture land Production: Total growth : 96% Annual average : 4,9% Brazilian 2005/06 grains production: 125 million tons Area: Total growth: 28,5% Annual average: 1,8% 49 million has 125 million tons
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  • 20. Brazil: agribusiness and sustainability Source: VEJA magazine, 03/03/2004
  • 21. Source: ANFAVEA, 2004 Expansion of the agriculture area in Brazil NORTH CENTER WEST SOUTH SOUTHEAST NORTHEAST
  • 22. The new internationalizaton of Northeast Brazil: intensive in capital, technology and logistics
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  • 26. Human capital : the Brazilian challenges
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  • 29. Brazil: Ministry of Education From 1909 through 2002, the Brazilian Government has built 140 technical schools. From 2002 to 2010, the Ministry of Education is investing more than US$ 400 million in the construction of 354 new technical schools for 500,000 students.
  • 30. Brazil: National Industry Confederation In the period 2008-2010, the Brazilian industrial association, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, will offer 16,2 million new opportunities for education in the basic, professional and technological levels.
  • 31. Brazil: National Commerce Confederation In the period 2008-2010, the Brazilian commercial association, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, will offer 9,1 million new opportunities for education in the basic, professional and technological levels.
  • 32. The sweet spots
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  • 36. In my view, Brazil’s international challenge.... ...is how to deal with the Chinese crowding-out effect on the world resources... ...and with the way the BRIC economies will evolve in the near future.
  • 37. Go glocal Imago
  • 38. Are our strengths also good for your business? Can we have win-win partnerships?
  • 39. by Flickr You are welcome to Northeast Brazil!
  • 40. Cláudio Marinho [email_address]