Brazil’s share in the global food market leapt from $20.6 billion to $100 billion in just ten years. Among the items standing out were meat, soybeans, corn, cotton, and forest products.
The Genetic Resources and Biotechnology unit of Brazil’s agricultural research corporation Embrapa sent to Norway a shipment containing 3,438 genetic samples that will be deposited in the world’s largest seed bank, in Longyearbyen, in the arctic archipelago of Svalbard.
In 50 years, Brazil left its position as importer of food to become a leading nation in farming, which has encouraged other countries to replicate Brazil’s experience in their territories, said Celso Moretti, president of the Brazilian Corporation of Agricultural Research (Emb
The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Embrapa, is creating a new type of tomatoes, rich in Vitamin A and orangish in color. Embrapa’s orangish tomato is about to be tested for growing, in fields across six different states throughout Brazil.