The Brazilian government is taking up the issue of sanitation in the country with a view to improving the vital sanitations services. The role of the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) in improving the overall sanitation services has met mixed responses. The government of Brazil has recently heralded its decision to make concessions through collaboration with BNDES. The government’s initiative to involve BNDES in this matter is both appreciated and criticized by different sectors. Commenting on the issue during an interview with Felipe Montoro Jens, the head of Trata Brasil, Edison Carlos discussed some critical points related to the new sanitation project. Edison Carlos showed his confidence in the initiative and said that the sanitation services will greatly improve as the result of the government’s recent concessions project. Edison also mentioned another positive point that the new project will drastically reduce the volume of water wastage. In short, he has a firm belief in the efficacy of the initiative being taken by the government in collaboration with BNDES.
In his interview, Edison lauded the role of governmental agencies are playing in sanitation management. He calculated that the 90 percent of all the sanitation services in Brazil are managed and provided by public sector organizations. Edison believes in an arrangement where public and private sector organizations can work harmoniously, instead of working to each other’s exclusion. He went on to account for the vast professional experience that features state organizations and stressed on the need to combine this experience with the capabilities of other companies so that better public services can be ensured.
BNDES is an efficient banking network that specializes in developing tailored plans for the governments it works with. BNDES build its projects through conducting extensive surveys and research about the location of an intended project.
Felipe Montoro Jens is a reputed business management guru and a renowned expert of infrastructure and development projects. He has a rich career in managing huge businesses. He is an excellent CEO. He has served as CEO for various companies throughout his career. He is the current Chairman and CEO of Energipar Captacao in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is widely known for his exceptional skills in infrastructural designs.