Project Assistant, WRI Brasil
Vitor Tramontin Tornello is a project assistant at WRI Brasil, working on the support of project management and assisting operational demands such as scheduling, budgeting, and project scope. He is currently a senior Public Administration undergraduate at FGV / EAESP.
Prior to joining WRI, Vitor carried out a research on Suburban Development through FGV/EAESP Institutional Scholarship for Scientific Initiation Program. Vitor conducted the work by analyzing the social-economic impacts of new facilities built by large companies around the Valongo neighborhood, located in the central region of Santos-SP. He was also an intern at State of São Paulo Department of Sports.
In 2016, through a undergraduate course entitled "Professional Immersion in a Subnational Context", spent a week in the state of Maranhão researching about the interpersonal relations between gender and work by following the case of women extractivists belonging to MIQCB (Interstate Movement of Coco-Babassu Breakers).
Vitor also contributes to Cities4Forests, an initiative focused on helping cities better conserve, manage, and restore inner forests (such as city trees and urban parks), nearby forests (such as green corridors and watersheds) and faraway forests (such as tropical and boreal forests). Vitor works closely with cities in Brazil to help them maximize benefits from trees and forests for water, air quality, biodiversity, climate, livelihoods and more.
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WRI is partnering with governments, businesses, and communities around the world to restore millions of hectares of deforested and degraded land.Part of Forests