Since 2014, Synergia has carried out the Monitoring of Socioeconomic Interference Program of Porto Sudeste, a project that is being developed in the municipality of Itaguai, state of Rio de Janeiro. The goal is to monitor the effects of the project installation on the living conditions of the local population.
Monitoring of Socioeconomic Interference Program integrates the Basic Environmental Program (BEP) of the project Porto Sudeste, therefore, considered an environmental constraint. This program is to identify and track the evolution of social and economic interference in the area of direct influence of the Porto Sudeste project.
Through this program, the positive and negative impacts caused by the project are identified, contributing to the planning and evaluation of the compensation actions. In 2014, Synergia prepared a territorial diagnosis and a database in order to organize and systematize the collected primary and secondary data on the indicators employed in the territory of the enterprise entry. Field research was conducted with the application of 408 questionnaires, allowing a perspective into the area’s situation according to the following themes: education, demographics, quality of life, economy, infrastructure, public safety, real estate, utilities and health.
In early 2015, Synergia was rehired to continue this program.