The document aims to promote the fair and equitable sharing of benefits stemming from the use of genetic resources of biological diversity, like plants, animals, and micro-organisms, as well as the traditional knowledge associated with them.
In the view of the Brazilian government, the subsidies of over $3 billion “distorted the conditions for competition in the commercial aviation market and caused significant losses to Brazilian company Embraer,” which also manufactures medium-reach aircraft. “
“The statement made by French President Emmanuel Macron on Brazilian soybeans shows utter lack of knowledge about the process of growing the product imported by the French, and brings disinformation to his fellow countrymen,” the statement reads.
Created 32 years ago, the group aims to establish integrated policies and deepen relations between member countries in the discussion on Amazon-related issues, promoting cooperation and sustainable development in the Amazon region.