RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sustainability has never been this important on the agenda. At a time when the Brazilian government is being called upon by politicians and international financial institutions to control deforestation in the Amazon, a Brazilian company is growing precisely to ensure sound agricultural practices - Agrotools, a technology company founded in 2007 by Sergio Rocha to digitalize the field.
With a system that collects data on agricultural lands, the company is able to provide producers and managers with data on the behavior of the field. Banks and insurance companies, for instance, use the data collected by Agrotools to . . .