Embrapa was recently featured in the Portal Brasil, a Brazilian government website dedicated to disseminate information for both, Brazilians and foreigners, on subjects ranging from culture, tourism and citizenship to science, technology and innovation. See below an excerpt of the article and a video.
The Brazilian agricultural technology has made enormous stride in the production of soybeans, wheat, corn, rice and beans. Over the past 20 years, grain production in Brazil grew 127% and the sow area increased by 25%. This represents a development based on sustainability, as it generated a savings of 40 million hectares that are no longer needed. The use of new technologies has also enabled the increase in livestock production and cultivation of fruits and vegetables in the country.
Most of those gains came from productivity growth in rural Brazil, which began in the laboratories of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa)…
Learn more at the Portal Brasil.
Watch the Video.