<<November 24, 2000>>
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Carmen R Maia <carmen@anhembi.br>

Alexandre Rivas, Ph.D. <alex_mau@argo.com.br>

Dear Carmen:

(1) Many thanks for your msg (ATTACHMENT I).

I am awfully sorry for my belated reply.

BTW, pls let me know your exact address.

Also, pls let me know where UNAMA is located.

(2) I am very glad to hear of your enthusiastic willingness to cooperate with our project.

Pls contact Alex, since he is now preparing a grant application to the
InfoDev of the World Bank to have a workshop for the feasibility study
and market survey of implementing a broadband wireless and satellite
Internet in Manaus, Amazon, Brazil for their community development
(including e-learning and telehealthcare, i.e., high, secondary and
elementary schools, libraries, hospitals, state governmental agencies, etc.).

(3) Pls retrieve his previous draft of the proposal at http://www.friends-partners.org/GLOSAS/Tampere_Conference/Final_Report/Pilot_Project_Proposals/South_America/infoDev_Proposal_Form.html

Also, pls view his PowerPoint slides Technology and Distance Education
for Sustainable Development of the Amazonia" which he made some revision
to the above draft at


He is now combining the both for his grant application.

(4) I am sure that he would welcome your contact since he is taking the
community development approach in his Manaus area.

Best, Tak

Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 21:09:21 -0400
From: carmem@anhembi.br
Cc: utsumi@friends-partners.org
Subject: Error Condition Re: Re: UNESCO Man And Biosphere (MAB) program

Dear Mr. Tak,

I read your message, and I would like to present UVB.br (Brazilian Virtual
Univrsity), its a network of 10 private universities located in different
parts of Brasil which are launching 20 online courses in october.
One of the university is UNAMA from Amazon. and we want to know if you have
any project with amazon, just let us know and we could cooperate togethre.
our website: http://www.uvb.br

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Carmen R Maia
Universidade Anhembi Morumbi

Alexandre Rivas, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Director of the Center for Environmental Sciences
University of Amazonas - Brazil
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