Ariedam is a company founded in 1983 with the purpose of agricultural exploration, mainly in the Brazilian northeast region. It currently has its revenue based on coffee, eucalyptus and grains grown in areas of the company itself. It currently has areas in the states of Bahia and Piauí that total 15,153 hectares. Being 10,800 hectares located in the State of Piauí and 4,348 hectares located in the State of Bahia. Belonging to the A. Madeira Group, a construction company based in the Greater Vitória metropolitan area in the state of Espirito Santo, founded 49 years ago by its current president Américo Madeira. The Group currently operates on several fronts such as heavy civil construction, highways, logistics, equipment leasing and highway concessions.