Brazil Africa Institute is a non-profit organization aiming to promote the engagement between Brazil and the African continent, championing economic development for governments and private sector's interests.

João Bosco Monte


João Paulo Alves

Presidency Assistant

André Brayner

Special Advisor to the Presidency

Emanuel de Macêdo

Communications Officer

Gustavo Augusto-Vieira

Content Analyst

Matilde Bezerra

Administrative Manager

Alinne Nobre

Project Development Assistant

José Ramos-Horta

Former President of East Timor and Nobel Peace Prize winner

Celso Amorim

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of Brazil

João Clemente Baena Soares

Chair of the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the Organization of American States (OAS)

Frannie Léautier

CEO and Executive Director Asset Management of Trade and Development Bank (TDB)

Geraldo Luciano

Vice President of Investments and Controllership and Director of Investor Relations of M. Dias Branco

Kapil Kapoor

Director General for the Southern Africa Region of African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

John A. Kufuor

Former president of Ghana and Chairman of the John A. Kufour Foundation

Christopher Till

Director and curator of the Apartheid Museum

Marcos Brandalise

President of BrazAfric Enterprises

Francisco Mantero

President of the Strategic Council for Cooperation and Development of the Portuguese Business Confederation (CIP) and Chairman of the Africa Network of BusinessEurope, Brussels

Oluyede Ajayi

Team Leader of Agriculture & Climate Change of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (ACP-EU)


We seek to contribute in areas such as public policies, promote the improvement of business practices and the business environment, encourage commerce and investments and incorporate the principles of sustainability into corporate management. In addition, we promote meetings in accordance with the interests of our partners from various areas, through events, consulting and technical visits.


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Rua Chico Lemos, 565
Cidade dos Funcionários
Fortaleza, Ceará, Brasil
CEP 60822-785