A special edition of the Journal of Agricultural Policy (Revista de Política Agrícola) has just been published, in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply – MAPA.
The Journal is a quarterly publication aimed at ag professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers and other professionals interested in agricultural policy and innovation. The publication has the technical support of the Secretariat of Management and Strategy of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) and the National Supply Company (Conab).
This special issue, published in Portuguese, covers a wide range of issues related to a century and a half of the Ministry´s trajectory and achievements, as seen in the table of contents below:
A Letter of Agriculture
A new agriculture for all Brazilians
The 150th anniversary of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply – MAPA
Aercio S. Wedge
Agricultural policy in Brazil – A long-term vision
Charles C. Mueller
Brief history of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply
José Ubirajara Timm / Marlene Araujo
The end of the five decades of taxation of agriculture in Brazil
Ines Vidigal Lopes Mauro de Rezende Lopes
Dynamism of Brazilian agriculture
Elisio Contini / Jose Garcia Gasques / Eliseu Alves / Eliana Teles Bastos
Embrapa – A successful case of institutional innovation
Public spending in agriculture – A retrospective
Jose Garcia Gasques / Carlos Monteiro Villa Verde / Eliana Teles Bastos
Development style of Brazilian agriculture and future challenges
Martha Gerard Jr. / Eliseu Alves / Elisio Contini / Simone Ramos
Half a century of change in rural society and the Brazilian government action
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