Climate change and its damages are coming into focus in Brazil’s agricultural sector

The data compiled by the U.N. scientists underscores the urgency of ending illegal deforestation, which affects rainfall in the Midwest (the main grain-growing region), and increases greenhouse gas emissions, all attributable to farmers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the last six years, extreme weather events have caused Brazilian cereal producers to suffer crop failures in at least three harvests and reduced harvest volumes compared to the previous season.

According to the National Supply Company (Conab), this is the case in the current cycle, which has seen heavy losses in corn crops and problems in coffee and sugarcane crops.

The production sector is aware of the challenge highlighted in the United Nations . . .

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