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G20 Brazil/GT Agriculture: Brazil wants to focus on sustainable agriculture and food security

Brazil
Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 20, 2024

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As the current president of the G20, Brazil is focusing on sustainable practices in national agriculture, with priorities including transforming food systems for food security and sustainable agriculture. This includes Brazil's National Pasture Conversion Program, which aims to convert 40 million hectares of degraded pastures into arable areas over a decade. The country is also focusing on strengthening international trade for food security, valuing family farming, and addressing climate change's impact on agriculture. The G20 presidency may attract new foreign investment to Brazil's agricultural sector, with interest from investors in the grains, animal protein, and sugar segments, and potential Arab fund investments in fertilizers and animal proteins.
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By Isadora Duarte Brasília, 02/19/2024 - Brazil wants to take advantage of the presidency of the G20 (group of the 20 largest economies in the world) to highlight sustainable practices in national agriculture. The transformation of food systems to ensure food security and sustainable agriculture is one of the priorities of the G20 Agriculture Working Group. "Sustainability and the demonstration of the multiple paths that sustainability in agriculture can take aim to avoid unilateral decision-making by some blocs or countries against a certain way of producing in a given country. This is a global demand from producing countries", said the coordinator of the GT and Secretary of Commerce and International Relations of the Ministry of Agriculture, Roberto Perosa, at a press conference. "We want to show that sustainability can be achieved in various ways, depending on the soil, climate, local culture, but in a sustainable way," he added. This Monday, the G20 Agriculture working group ...
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