Tag Archives: literacy

Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?

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Brazil’s is demanding that every school in the country house a library by 2020. To meet that goal, 128,020 libraries will have to be built, or 39 per day. Read More

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Frankfurt Makes CONTEC Confab Annual, Plans New São Paulo Office

Juergen Boos at CONTEC

The Frankfurt Book Fair will host its new education conference, CONTEC, in Brazil each year, and has announced plans to open a São Paulo office. Read More

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Portraits of Readership in Brazil: Is Reading on the Decline?

Instituto Pro Livro

According to a recent survey, publishers in Brazil continue to produce and sell more books each year, but people may not be reading them. Read More

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Brazil Gov’t Backs Literary Programs, Libraries with R$211 Million

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By Roberta Campassi Fundação Biblioteca Nacional (FBN), the government institution responsible for reading politics and public libraries in Brazil, will invest a total of R$211 million this year in programs. This will include the construction […] Read More

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Passo Fundo: A Surprising City of Book Lovers in Southernmost Brazil

Tania Rosing

Passo Fundo may be a small agricultural and cattle town of just 184,000 inhabitants in Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost Brazilian state, but it also happens to be one of the most literate cities […] Read More

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