The monitoring of socio-economic indicators of Ferro Carajás S11D was carried out to comply with the Basic Environmental Plan that conditioned its installation license. Ninety-four indicators were collected, worked on visually, analyzed and presented every six months to a group of local actors, multipliers of information. They gathered data from indicators such as:
For Vinicius Corrêa, manager of studies and research at Synergia, direct action and community involvement were essential for the good results. “It was very satisfying to see the scope and repercussion of the results of the work involving public authorities, civil society actors and the entrepreneur himself. I think the feedback we gave allowed for a joint reflection to control, monitor and mitigate the impacts of mining on the territory”, he comments.
Synergia’s own methodologies were established to monitor topics in which secondary sources were not sufficient to form reliable indicators. Among these themes were the evolution of urban spots, the crime rate, the appreciation/depreciation of real estate and the cost of the basic food basket.
Business Sector: Public Management
Period: 2013 – 2016
Scope: The entire population of Canaã dos Carajás / PA
Goal: Monitor the socioeconomic impacts of the largest mining project in Brazil, in the municipality of Canaã dos Carajás.
Results: Control, by the main actors of society, over the impacts of mining in the territory and mitigation actions, through the monitoring of key indicators presented in didactic books and audiovisual resources.
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