IDB Lends for Brazilian State's Road Project

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    agreed to lend $50 million to repair and improve roads in Brazil's Santa Catarina state. The funding will be used to pave 50 kilometers of roads and rehabilitate another 50 kilometers of state roads. It will also back feasibility, technical and environmental studies to enhance the state's highway network.

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    • Eliza Villarino

      Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.