Strict Amazon protections made Brazilian farmers more productive, new research shows

Strict Amazon protections made Brazilian farmers more productive, new research shows

Chamber Articles Category: Agribusiness Post Date: 11/07/18 Source: The Conversation (via Laura Randall from Newsletter on Brazil) By: Rachael Garrett
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Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s new president, will make many decisions during his four-year term, from combating violence to stimulating a stagnant economy.

Those decisions will have large impacts on Brazilians, who remain deeply divided over the controversial election of this far-right populist.

But some of Bolsonaro’s decisions will affect the entire world, namely his promises to cut environmental protections in the Brazilian Amazon. Read Full Article