Mata Atlântica do Rio: Macacú (Brazil)
The Guapi-Macacú River Basin (GMRB) is located within the state of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), northeast from the Guanabara Bay and the city Rio de Janeiro. The project concentrates in the hydrological processes of the Atlantic Forest and its ecological diversity. Since the Atlantic Forest in this region has one of the most valuable biodiversity, the need of scientific research on drought and flood risk management is indispensable. ITT has developed with partner institutions an unique project in this region which aimes to serve as a guideline for other Latin American and worldwide countries with similar natural caracteristics.
Brazilian-German training course on Water Resources