The initiative is the last axis on the Urban Environment Agenda which is divided into six axes, ranging from green city areas to the quality of the water in rivers, lakes, and the ocean, seeking solutions for the environment in urban centers across the country, where 85 percent of Brazilians live.
“We, indigenous women, fight for the demarcation of indigenous territories, and against the liberation of mining and the lease of our land, against the attempt to relax environmental licensing rules, and against the financed arming in rural areas. We are witnessing the dismantling of indigenous and environmental policies,” the protesters’ manifesto reads.
SGB estimates that this water year is likely to be regarded among the driest years in this time series in a number of locations. However, due to the drought this year being associated with the deficit from previous years, an aggravation in the water risk is expected.