Tag: Brazilian farmers

News

01/18/2023

Young Brazilian farmer takes Amazonian experience to a global forum

Quésia Sá Pavão represents Brazil in one of the world’s most important events related to our food systems and their challenges, the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA). She has joined the International Young Farmers Forum, a meeting that is part of the GFFA, with a group of 20 young leaders from around the […]

Made in Brazil

11/16/2022

Brazil awards the best alembic cachaças in the country

Cachaça is part of the Brazilian culture. The distilled spirit is internationally recognized for being the protagonist of caipirinha, but there are many other ways to consume it. Cachaça producers are widespread across the country working on different production and processing techniques. To value these producers, the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) has […]

Beef

10/24/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14 billion in September

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In September 2022, exports hit US$ 14 billion, representing a 38.4% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 30.5%. These results represent a surplus of US$ 12.4 billion in our agricultural trade balance. In September, the main product in our agribusiness export […]

Cocoa & Chocolate

10/19/2022

Northern Brazil cocoa grows with training for farmers

Pará, a state in the north of Brazil, has been the largest cocoa producer in the country for two years. According to the most recent survey by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the region produces more than 144,200 tons of cocoa in 149.7 hectares. The statistics show the cocoa sector’s importance for […]

Brazilian Geographical Indications

Brazil has more than 60 registered Geographical Indications (GIs), which include wine, coffee, cheese, cachaça, grape, banana, mango, beef, and rice production. The GIs system promotes products and their historical-cultural heritage, which is non-transferable. This heritage encompasses several significant aspects: the defined production area; the specificity and authenticity in developing the products; and the discipline […]

Grains

08/31/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14.2 billion in July

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In July, exports hit US$ 14.2 billion, which represents a 26.3% increase compared to the same period in 2021. This result represents a surplus of US$ 5.4 billion in the agricultural trade balance. That month, the main product in our agribusiness export line was soybean, with a […]

Fruit

08/22/2022

The overcoming of Maria das Graças in strawberry crops

“It’s not because I’m in a wheelchair today that I have to settle down. So, I’m enjoying it while I can.” This is the story of strawberry producer Maria das Graças Silva Firme, from Brazlândia, Federal District, in midwestern Brazil. The paraplegic condition acquired more than 10 years ago, after she had two strokes and […]

Discover

08/08/2022

Beef

Brazil is one of the world’s largest beef producers and exporters. In 2020, the country was the largest exporter of meat in the world, with 2.2 million tons – 14.4% of the international market. It has one of the largest and most sustainable cattle herds in the world, counting 218.2m heads of cattle (2020). Brazilian […]

Beef

07/29/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 15.7 billion in June

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In June, exports hit US$ 15.7 billion, which represents a 30.8% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 29.2%. These results mean a surplus of US$ 14.2 billion in our agricultural trade balance. In June, the main product in our agribusiness export […]

Stories

07/27/2022

Francisco Caio Vasconcelos: “Only education takes you far”

When I think about my personal and professional whole career, I see the difficulties and challenges overcome amid financial and family tribulations at the beginning of high school, then at graduation. They continued after my master’s degree, when I had access to a scholarship that provided better food and favorable conditions for study. So, when […]

News

07/06/2022

WTO: Agricultural and modernization challenges

Reduction in international trade flows, rising protectionism, the Covid-19 pandemic, the Russia–Ukraine war, rising world inflation, and logistical difficulties impacting all countries. It was in this setting that the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the main decision-making body of the WTO, took place. This complex scenario, the most challenging since the […]