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Venezuela, Brazil to share geospatial tech expertise

Caracas, Venezuela: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff, signed 11 agreements to strengthen strategic partnership in various fields such as housing, banking, aviation, energy and oil, electricity, science and technology, and agriculture.
Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Popular Power for Science and Technology of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Federative Republic of Brazil aims to facilitate exchange of expertise and training activities in the field of geomatics engineering, geoscience and space science. 
MoU between Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), the Brazilian Agricultural Research and the Institute of Applied Economic Research, aims to boost agricultural activities in the region of the Orinoco Oil Belt and adjacent areas of Sucre state. It also aims to strengthen cooperation in agro science and technology.
The MoU between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Federative Republic of Brazil also aims to support slum transformation programme, the Great Mission Housing Venezuela. The programme includes cooperation in the field of urban design and planning. Areas for the pilot project include Antímano, The Vega and The Mayas, in Caracas, and Santa Cruz de Baruta and The SILS Petare in Miranda state.
Source: www.correodelorinoco.gob.ve