Healthy harvest: Brazilian fruit exports surge

The global urge for a healthier diet packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals has boosted Brazilian exports of fresh and healthy products. The 19% increase in turnover and the 2% increase in volume in the last semester reflect favorable weather and a diversity of ecosystems that allow fresh fruit to be grown throughout the year. […]



Brazilian Farmers at Canada’s SIAL Fair

Earlier this month, Brazilian farmers took part in a trade mission to Canada, aiming to expand their presence in international markets. Organized by the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil), the mission focused on showcasing Brazilian agricultural products at SIAL Canada, the country’s […]


Brazil-China Golden Jubilee

The year 2024 marks 50 years of diplomatic relations between Brazil and China, and there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this golden jubilee. Since 1974, Brazil and China have undergone profound social and economic changes. In this period, China’s GDP has increased from US$ 1.9 trillion to US$ 18 trillion, making the Asian giant […]


Water and food: challenges and opportunities in the agricultural sector

Amid one of the largest climate crises facing some Brazilian regions, such as the floods in the country’s South and the drought of the Madeira River in the Amazon, society is taking a closer look at one of our planet’s most important assets, water. Making the best use of this precious resource, meeting the most […]


Cultivating Excellence: The Significance of Technical Assistance in Obtaining International Markets for Brazilian Agribusiness

Brazil stands out as a giant actor in food production and export, but this renown is mostly linked to agricultural commodities, which are essential raw materials in several industries. This position has been accomplished through plenty of research and development of new production techniques in tropical climates and related technologies. However, we might ask: how […]


Agro.BR Business Zone: check out the first results on our innovative platform

Launched in February, the Agro.BR Business Zone platform is beginning to yield its first business results. The innovative initiative of the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) gathers Brazilian farmers and international buyers in permanent business rounds. The Agro.BR Program supports farmers who sell their products in our Business Zone. This project–a partnership with […]


Record Exports Drive Brazilian Agribusiness in 2024 First Quarter

During this year’s first three months, Brazilian agribusiness exports achieved a historic milestone, reaching an impressive US$ 37.44 billion. This figure represents an increase of almost 4.4% compared to the same period in 2023. Both worth and volume increased, with a significant growth of 14.6% in the amounts shipped. Despite falling commodity prices, the sector’s […]


Women in agriculture

Over the last 50 years, intensively and revolutionarily, Brazil has gone from being an importer to one of the biggest producer and exporter of food to the world. The agricultural sector plays an active role in Brazil’s economic dynamics, accounting for more than 20% of the GDP (Gross Domestic Product), half of exports, and the […]


Sustainable use of water and soil in Brazilian livestock production

Livestock production plays a crucial role in the Brazilian economy, as one of the main pillars of its agribusiness sector. However, this activity faces significant challenges related to sustainability, especially regarding the conscious use of water and soil. Some practices and strategies Brazilian producers implement enable the sustainable use of these natural resources in livestock […]


Chamomile from Mandirituba: The Perfume of Geographical Indication

The dehydrated chamomile grown in Mandirituba, in Curitiba’s Metropolitan Region, was recently honored with the recognition of Geographical Indication (GI) by the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). This milestone, the 14th GI granted in Paraná and the first of 2024, crowns the excellence and tradition of local production, represented by the Association of Chamomile […]


Brazilian coffee ecosystem brings technological innovations to US fair

The Specialty Coffee Expo held in Chicago was a showcase for displaying Brazilian innovation in the coffee sector. The products presented at the event are part of a digital platform regarding their specific Geographic Indications (GIs). This technology was introduced by Instituto CNA, in cooperation with the Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI) and the […]


Brazil Sets Record for Revenue and Exports with Mangoes Grown in the Northeast

In 2023, Brazil’s mango export industry reached a historic milestone, yielding a record revenue of approximately US$ 315 million. This success was driven by a significant increase in export volume, which was about 15% higher than the previous year, totaling approximately 266 thousand tons. These numbers, publicized by the Ministry of Development, Industry, Trade, and […]


Brazilian Farmers Celebrate 50 Years of Trade Relations between Brazil and China

The International Conference “50 Years of Brazil-China Relationship: Cooperation for a Sustainable World,” hosted by the Brazilian National Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) on Wednesday, April 17, marked a significant milestone in the bilateral relations between these two economic giants. Organized by the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), the event featured the prominent […]


EMBRAPA Validates Technical Guidelines for Low-Carbon Meat Production

The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) has been making significant strides in promoting sustainable agriculture practices, and a notable example of this is the validation of technical guidelines for Low-Carbon Meat Production (CBC). Complementing the Carbon Neutral Meat (CCN) protocol, which focuses on livestock systems amid trees, CBC is aimed at systems without such presence, […]


CNA Young Farmers: Future Leaders in Agriculture

For the past ten years, the National Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) and the National Rural Apprenticeship Service (SENAR) have led the transformative initiative CNA Young Farmers. This strategic program has been instrumental in promoting entrepreneurial leadership and empowering youth to take on prominent roles in the agricultural sector. Designed for young people aged […]