Tag: brazilian agribusiness

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11/03/2022

The new geopolitics of international agricultural trade

What do the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia have in common? Undoubtedly, they have a concern with ensuring food safety. This was one of the findings of a mission carried out by the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) to these countries. For three weeks, it was possible to […]

Fish & Seafood

09/09/2022

Find out about the Amazon products that are grown sustainably

The Amazon is one of the greatest natural assets of Brazil and the world. The Amazon rainforest is rich in biodiversity and is crucial for Brazil to achieve climate neutrality, impacting the world. Preserving the Amazon biome and respecting its biodiversity also means valuing products aligned with forest conservation. Last month, APEX-Brasil (the Brazilian Exportation Promoting Agency) […]

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08/24/2022

Brazilian Farmers develop agricultural startups with government incentives

Brazilians who work with innovation in agribusiness will soon benefit from an incentives program. The AgroHub Brazil project comes into operation in September to promote and support the creation and development of startups. The project, from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply (MAPA), also encourages initiatives to bring innovative companies closer to public […]

Honey

06/24/2022

Brazilian Farmers get training to export bee products

Small and medium Brazilian rural entrepreneurs are increasingly empowered to export their products. This semester, due to the Agro.BR project, farmers from northern Minas Gerais (in Southeast Brazil) got more training to improve their products and reach new quality standards. A committee representing the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) visited cooperatives oMinasf honey producers, […]

Beef

06/08/2022

Brazilian agribusiness bridge builders

Brazil has an elite squad of 26 specialists around the world who work on behalf of the country’s agribusiness interests. They are the agricultural attachés, public servants linked to the Ministry of Agriculture and Supply (MAPA) who have the task of advocating and showing the world the excellence of Brazilian agriculture. They work on identifying […]

Beef

03/07/2022

Carmen Perez: the voice of animal welfare in Brazil

Brazilian rancher Carmen Perez is known as the spokesperson for animal welfare in Brazil. Since the age of 22, she has been raising calves on the Orvalho das Flores farm in Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso. For more than 13 years, she has dedicated her career to the research and dissemination of good practices in […]

Made in Brazil

03/04/2022

Brazilian Farmers are investing in hop cultivation

Brazil is the third-largest beer producer in the world, behind only the USA and China. Despite this, the country imports almost 100% of the hops used in the production of the drink. But this scenario is changing, as more Brazilian farmers are investing in better-adapted species and the development of national ones. One of the […]

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01/07/2022

Agtechs seek sustainable solutions to rural issues

Initiatives that seek technological and sustainable solutions to rural issues are increasing in Brazil. Among the agribusiness startups, the agtechs that are beginning to gain prominence are Dioxd and VisionFarm. Both were selected by the Brazilian incubator Cyklo for its one-year acceleration program. Dioxd is the result of a school scientific initiation research that started […]

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11/24/2021

Brazil surpasses food exports from 2020; check the main results for October

Brazil increases its exports to feed the world and surpasses the amount exported last year. Year to date, exports have already reached US$ 102.4 billion, an increase of 10% compared to the same period in 2020. In October 2021, Brazilian agricultural exports reached US$ 8.8 billion. The total Brazilian trade balance achieved a surplus of […]

Beef

10/22/2021

Let’s talk about the ESG trend

In 1987, a commission headed by a doctor published one of the most impactful texts of our time: the “Our Common Future” report alerted the world to the severe consequences of the planet’s environmental and social problems. Since then, corporations have tried to understand their role within a long-term development model. Managing innovations trends reached […]

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09/29/2021

Brazil keeps increasing agricultural exports and here are the main results

Brazil increases its exports to feed the world. Year to date, exports have already reached US$ 83.6 billion, an increase of 20.7% compared to the same period in 2020. In August 2021, Brazilian agricultural exports reached US$ 10.9 billion. This result represents a US$ 9.6 billion surplus in the agribusiness trade balance. The total Brazilian […]

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09/25/2019

Mission to the Middle East Brings Positive Results for Brazilian Agribusiness

On September 22, the mission led by the Minister of Agriculture of Brazil, Tereza Cristina, to the Middle East ended. The entourage visited four countries: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Along the way, new commercial partnerships and market opening for the imports of agricultural products from Brazil were announced. The final balance […]

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02/20/2019

Climate Bonds Initiative and Agricultural Green Bonds market development in Brazil

Brazilian farmers seek alternatives to develop new instruments in the green securities market to finance low carbon projects. For that, the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) held a meeting with the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) in Brasília. CBI is an international organization that works to promote long-term capital markets through “green” financial instruments, such as […]