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Carlos Fávaro

Professional affiliation

Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, Brazil

Full Biography

Carlos Henrique Baqueta Fávaro was born on October 19, 1969, in Bela Vista do Paraíso, in the state of Paraná. He is an agriculturalist and a Senator. He entered political life after years of work in agribusiness, where he became vice-president of the Association of Soy Producers in Brazil (Aprosoja Brasil), in 2010, and president of the Association of Soy and Corn Producers of the State of Mato Grosso (Aprosoja-MT). He also chaired the Agroindustrial Cooperative of Lucas do Rio Verde Producers (Cooperbio Verde). 

Between 2015 and 2018, he held the position of vice-governor of the state of Mato Grosso. In April 2016, he was appointed Secretary of State for the Environment of Mato Grosso, a position he held until December 2017. In 2019, he was chosen to head the Representative Office of Mato Grosso (Ermat), in Brasília. 

In 2020, he took office as a substitute Senator of the Republic until the result of a supplementary election called by TRE-MT. He won the dispute and became Senator until January 31, 2027. On November 16, 2022, he was appointed coordinator of the Technical Working Group on Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of the Government Transition Cabinet. In December 2022, he was announced as Minister of Agriculture and Livestock.