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Ibama official looking at tree felled illegally. Photo: Ibama

Brazil Does a U-turn on Environmental Policy and Sides with Big Farmers

Environmental issues have figured prominently in Brazil as of late, and the Brazilian Forest ...

The Rush to Save a Brazilian Town Dying of Thirst

The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina ...

Roads, Railways, Waterways, Dams: an Elaborate Plan to Kill the Amazon

The Amazon’s rivers once were sufficient for commerce, now international commodities traders want to ...

EU Worries About Brazil Agricultural Competitiveness Before Signing Trade Agreement

Brazil’s agricultural competitiveness is a concern to countries and trade blocs negotiating agreements with ...

In 10 Years Brazil Wants Its Market Share in Meat to Be 44.5% of World Trade

Brazil will be able to increase farm produce, including meat, without further negative impact ...

In 2010 Brazil Plans to Add US$ 10 Billion in Agricultural Exports

The Brazilian govenment is working to win an agricultural product import market this year ...

Brazilian Agriculture Gets Over US$ 6 Billion from Government This Year

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture should have its highest budget since Brazilian president Luiz Inácio ...