The Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPI) of NGOs wants information from the ministers Marina Silva (Environment) and Sonia Guajajara (Indigenous Peoples) and the president of the National Bank for Economic and Social Development, Aloizio Mercadante, about the release of almost R$35 million, from the Amazon Fund, to the NGO Organization of the Indigenous Peoples of Juruá (Opirj).
Authored by the CPI rapporteur, senator Marcio Bittar (União Brasil-AC), the requests to which West had access to the full project prepared by Opirj, the BNDES’ internal administrative process and the list of all criteria that justified the deposit. The CPI approved the requests at a hearing held on Tuesday 7th.
CPI of NGOs wants details of project announced by Marina Silva
O announcement of the resources was made by Marinaon the weekend, during a visit to Mâncio Lima (AC).
In 2021, Opirj, in partnership with the NGO SOS Amazônia, managed to prevent the construction of BR-364, planned under the Bolsonaro government, in court. The highway expansion would cut through the Serra do Divisor National Park, near the border with Peru. The initiative aimed to generate jobs in the region and make life easier for Acre residents.
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