By Carlos Graffigna, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - As residential and commercial real estate markets across the world have submerged into recession over the last year, the value of farmland has steadily risen, driven by several factors and the strong worldwide demand for food.
Investors, disenchanted by traditional real estate markets, have turned their attention to farmland in countries where large tracks of land are still available for purchase. This tendency has directly influenced prices in Brazil, as large areas of sometimes unused land have suddenly experienced great interest from capital investors from both inside Brazil and foreign investors.
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