MAP representatives participate in debate on bioeconomy and sustainable agriculture in Brazil

Published Oct 9, 2021

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The initiatives of Brazil as a strategic country in the scenario of sustainable agriculture and the bioeconomy were the theme of the webinar "International Cooperation Brazil and Germany", held this week by Green Rio, with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Mapa) and German Cooperation for Sustainable Development through Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

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“The actions shared here are not known or publicized as they deserve. And that is our proposal, to divulge and promote these transforming, innovative and sustainable assets”, highlighted the director of Planeta Orgânico and coordinator of Green Rio, Maria Beatriz Costa. One of these initiatives brings the results of the Bioeconomia Brasil – Sociobiodiversity program, presented by the General Coordinator of Extractivism at the Ministry, Marco Pavarino. The public policy, launched in 2019, aims to expand the participation of family farmers and traditional peoples and communities in the bioeconomy arrangements, in the sustainable use of biodiversity through innovative processes. “In these two and a half years of the program, we had 15 supported projects, which are directly and indirectly benefiting more than 30,000 families of family farmers and traditional peoples and communities with technical assistance, workshops and other actions. There are already more than R$ 12 million ...
Source: Agricultura
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