The plan also includes water distribution, storage such as dams and reservoirs, recovery of rivers and springs, and sanitation resources.
On July 26th, 2011, the federal government passed a decree on the initiative, which brings together preventive and corrective measures against drought in regions where rainfall is low, especially in rural areas.
This will be Lula’s first visit to Rio Grande do Norte since the start of his third term on January 1st, 2023.
According to the Government, sustainable access to quality water, in sufficient quantity for the consumption of the population, is the main objective of the “New Growth Acceleration Program”.
In addition to promoting the approach to water, the investments will strengthen communities in the face of water and climate challenges, contributing to human well-being and socioeconomic development.
According to the source, ventures that have the capacity to preserve ecosystems and provide adaptation to extreme weather events will also be prioritized, all through a strong federative dialogue.