Municipality of Contagem

Brazil Mayor: Alex de Freitas
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    Population 613815
  • km 2
    Area 195.0
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    GDP N/A
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Actions
Air-Quality Monitoring - Municipality of Contagem
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: Completed

In conjunction with state government agencies, an automated
air quality monitoring station was established. The
municipal government provides permanent security, maintenance
and operating conditions. The goal of the station is
to is to strengthen an optimized monitoring network along
the Belo Horizonte-Betim axis, cities that lie to the east and
west of Contagem, respectively.
Participating Organizations: The State Ministry of the Environment
and Sustainable Development and the State Environmental
Foundation

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The “Green Brigade” - Municipality of Contagem
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

The project calls for active citizen-participation tree planting,
undertaken during the rainy season, in city public spaces
and parks. At the same time, awareness is increased among
local residents who are encouraged to reflect on this urban
project’s importance.
Participating Organizations: Rede Globo

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Mayor Alex de Freitas
Municipality of Contagem, Brazil

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