Number, maps and facts: agriculture leads environmental preservation

Brazilian agriculture has a new and powerful tool: the Rural Environmental Registry System (SiCAR in Portuguese). SiCAR is an electronic registry for farms that was created by the Brazilian Forest Service of Ministry of the Environment. According to the Brazilian Forest Code, in the Amazon biome, for instance, 80% of the farmland should be preserved. […]


Feeding the world

There are countries in all continents that need to import vegetable and animal food. Every year, the growth of the population, the middle class and income, especially in Asian countries, elevates the demand for diversified high-quality food, such as proteins from animal origin. Brazil’s grain production is enough to feed four times its population, or […]