27/07/2016 07h37 - Updated 27/07/2016 07h37

City Council examines the creation of the 'Council of Science and Technology'

The proposal is aimed at increasing society's participation in formulating, propose, evaluate and supervise technical and scientific development actions.
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Manaus Municipal City Council (CMM) It is analyzing Alderman authorship indication Everaldo Farias (PV), which aims to increase society's participation in formulating, propose, evaluate and supervise technical and scientific development actions. It proposes to the Government of Amazonas and Manaus Prefecture, the creation of the "Municipal Council for Science, Technology and inovation".

The MP presented the statement at the beginning of June and is awaiting approval of the Management Board of the CMM, that after review and approval must send the proposal to the State Executive and Municipal.

According to the text of the proposal, with the implementation of Council partnerships can be carried out with private agents for the support of government initiatives. The council should also promote the generation, dissemination and democratization of knowledge, information and new techniques and encourage the introduction and adaptation to local conditions of existing techniques.

"Our statement is intended to encourage scientific production in Manaus and throughout our state, which are studies, events and research in areas that contribute to the scientific policy, technology and innovation in order to qualify local products and services, leveraging our economy ", he explained.

Also according to the proposal, will award the board suggest funding policies and resource allocation for their respective purposes, as well as monitor and evaluate the correct use of these resources.


The Council shall consist of members with renewable mandates every two years. They will be, mostly, linked to the scientific community and organized civil society.

to Everaldo, the existence of the council means development for Manaus and all the Amazon, because it is a way to add value to local products for greater international competitiveness.

"It is important that we create mechanisms to enhance the segment of technology in our region and innovation is the way to this ideal, which consequently develop the economy of the entire Amazon ", He concluded the author of the proposal.

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