Brazil Targeting the Inequality Gap with Science

Americas Now

Brazil has the largest economy in Latin America, but at the same time, its poverty rate remains high. According to the official statistics agency, in 2021, Brazil had over 62 million people experiencing poverty and almost 20 million enduring extreme poverty. Can science, innovation, and technology help reduce the inequality gap? We asked that question to one of the most brilliant minds in Brazil’s scientific community, based in Brasilia.