Tag: farming

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio Rural, a program initiated by the Secretariat of Agriculture announced this week that they are supporting over 45,000 small-holding and family farmers throughout the state of Rio. In partnership with...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian grain crop is expected to grow 21.8 percent in 2017, according to a February estimate released today (March 9th) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Statistics Bureau (IBGE) predicts an 8.1 percent increase in the Brazilian grain harvest in 2015 in comparison to 2014. The Bureau forecasts a total of 210.3 million tons...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coffee industry in the state of Rio de Janeiro is looking to reestablish itself as a leading producer in Brazil with R$1.7 million investments in a coffee "rebeneficiamento" operation...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Coffee exports (including green grains, soluble, roasted and grounded) registered an increase of 9.9 percent in volume during the 2013/2014 season, but declined by 11.6 percent in revenues, according to CeCafe...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – With the recent inflation and hosting of two major sports events, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympics, now more than ever traveling in Brazil can be expensive. Projects like World...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While consumers across the globe are currently struggling with higher food prices caused by the worst U.S. drought in half a century, Brazilian farmers are enjoying bumper sales and a...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's economy seems to be back on track, according to the latest report from the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica (Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute), the GDP increased by...



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