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Agriculture and Sustainability in the State of Mato Grosso

The issues of global climate change, environmental preservation, as well as land use and food security have emerged as dominant themes on the international agenda. Nowhere is the convergence of these issues more apparent than in Brazil—a major food supplier and owner of more than 65 percent of the Amazon rain forest—and, especially, in the state of Mato Grosso. The third largest Brazilian state, Mato Grosso ,borders the southern stretches of the Amazon biome. As Brazil's leading producer of various foodstuffs, the state is at the center of a broader debate about economic development and environmental sustainability. To advance dialogue and promote effective policy that addresses these interlinked issues, the Brazil Institute convened a seminar on December 4, 2008, focused on "Agriculture and Sustainability" with the principal stakeholders.

Shaping U.S.-Brazil Relationship After the Snowden Affair: A Conversation with Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon

The Brazil Institute is pleased to launch a special report on the Dec. 19 event with Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon

What Should We Do About Beef From The Amazon?

Soy, biofuels, all the other commodities you may have heard linked to Amazon deforestation — they are as nothing compared to beef. There are good reasons why ranching thrives in the Amazon: land is free or cheap in most of it, cattle need minimal care, and they can walk to market.

Brazil Institute Launches 2006 Elections Website

The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its 2006 Elections Website, dedicated to October's Presidential Elections.

On Eve of World Cup, Brazil Well-Regarded in Much of the World

According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center, views of Brazil internationally are positive.

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