Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Conceptual Paper Volume 5 Issue 12

Agriculture and Livestock in Brazil, with a Focus on Sustainable Production

Valentim Escarrone*

Agribusiness Academic, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Valentim Escarrone, Agribusiness Academic, Brazil.

Received: June 01, 2021; Published: November 30, 2021

Abstract

Brazil’s main economic performance factor is Agriculture, focused on both the domestic market and exports. Thus, focused on production with traceability, sustainability, research and technology, the country has excellent conditions to be one of the great agents in reducing hunger in the world. Studies published by the UN estimate that the world population will reach 9.7 billion people in 2050, that is, it will be necessary to increase production, whose foundation is essentially in the sustainable environment. Today, Brazilian Agribusiness is responsible for feeding around 800 million people, or approximately 10% of the global population, according to a study released on 03/04/2021, by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), which measured the data through the basic production of grains and oilseeds in the country. Producing food is an activity that involves science and technology, but this is not always noticed by the population. The data also show that Brazil has an available arable area estimated at 152.5 million hectares or 17.9% of the National Territory, and of these, 62.5 million hectares or 7.3% of the territory is constituted by the area. already used.

Citation

Citation: Valentim Escarrone. “Agriculture and Livestock in Brazil, with a Focus on Sustainable Production". Acta Scientific Agriculture 5.12 (2021): 47.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Valentim Escarrone.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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