The Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) is the National Member Organization (NMO) representing Brazilian membership of IIASA.

Main areas of collaborations: 

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Balancing the needs of agriculture and the environment in Brazil


 Supporting Brazil’s changing energy landscape

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Improving air quality and tackling climate change

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Projecting demographic change in Brazil


IIASA Connect

Are you a member of our Brazilian regional community? IIASA Connect is our exclusive platform bringing this network together. Join today!


View on purple sunset over the Brazilian rainforest in the Amazon region

05 August 2022

Carlos Nobre elected as a foreign member of the Royal Society

Brazilian climatologist and former IIASA Council Member for Brazil, Carlos Nobre, has been elected as a foreign member of the Royal Society. He is the first Brazilian scientist to join the world’s oldest scientific society since the 1800s.
Airial photo of water reservoirs in Brazil

21 September 2021

To solve Brazil’s energy and food crisis: store more water

Storing greater amounts of water in Brazil’s reservoirs could increase precipitation and river flow, alleviating the water and energy supply crisis in Brazil.


Cargo ship anchored in the Orinoco river

06 December 2022

Challenges and opportunities for a South American waterway system

Julian Hunt writes about the challenges and opportunities that the development of a South American Waterway System could bring to the region.

07 November 2022

A fair climate

Policy Brief #35, October 2022. Sharing mitigation fairly between countries doesn’t have to be expensive.

01 June 2022

Exploiting the digital revolution: Open science

IIASA is dedicated to making science accessible to everyone. Open science helps to amplify the positive scientific and societal impacts of research while also increasing the visibility of the institute and its researchers.
Concept of internet network and sharing.