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COREDEs - Regional Councils of Development

COREDEs are a discussion forum for the promotion of policies and actions that envisage regional development

COREDEs – Conselhos Regionais de Desenvolvimento (Regional Councils of Development) were officially established by State Law 10,283, dated Oct 17, 1994. They are a discussion forum for the promotion of policies and actions that envisage regional development.

Their main objectives are the promotion of harmonious and sustainable regional  development; enhancement of efficiency in the investment of public resources and governmental actions for improvement of the quality of life of the population and equitable distribution of the wealth produced; foment to the permanence of the inhabitants in their regions; as well as environmental preservation and reclamation.

The regional division, initially formed by 21 regions, was altered in 1998, with the establishment of the 22nd COREDE – Metropolitano Delta do Jacuí and, in 2003, with the creation of COREDEs Alto da Serra do Botucaraí and Jacuí Centro. In 2006 COREDEs Campos de Cima da Serra and Rio da Várzea were created. And, finally, in 2008, the State Decree 45,436 established COREDEs Vale do Jaguari and Celeiro. At present, the State has 28 Regional Councils of Development.

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