Sanderson A. MEDEIROS-LEITÃO
Ministry of Science andTechnology / Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia, Secretaria de Política
Tecnológica Empresarial. Esplanada dos Ministérios, bloco E, sala 363. 70067-900 Brasilia,
DF, Brazil Tel: + 55 – 61 – 317.7817 / + 55-61-912.9068. Fax: + 55 – 61 – 317.8097
The Brazilian Water Sectorial Fund - CT-Hidro, implemented as of 2001 is presented as an innovative mechanism to foster the scientific and technological sector of the country as well as a mechanism to promote development in Brazil.