Outside Reading: Agriculture: Better land management pays dividends

“Few things are more exasperating for farmers and officials in Brazil – where vast areas of native ecosystems still survive in spite of generations of destruction – than being lectured at by Europeans whose ancestors long since chopped down almost all their primeval forests. No amount of persuasion, it seems, will convince outsiders that the majority of Brazilian agriculture takes place tens, hundreds and even thousands of kilometres from the Amazon forest.”

If you want an interesting read about Brazil’s agribusiness, try Jonathan Wheatley’s Agriculture: Better land management pays dividends. It’s one of many articles in Financial Times’ new Investing in Brazil 2012 Special Report


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