6 02, 2019

Brazil – Better Cotton Initiative


Who is BCI’s Partner in Brazil? ABRAPA (Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Algodão) has been BCI’s Implementing Partner since 2010. They became a Strategic Partner in 2014 after completing a benchmarking exercise which aligned ABRAPA’s own ABR (Algodão Brasileira Responsável / Responsible Brazilian Cotton) programme, with the Better Cotton Standard. When is cotton grown in Brazil? [...]

Brazil – Better Cotton Initiative2019-02-06T01:02:46+00:00
6 02, 2019

Soya Farmland


 Though Chinese buyers are turning to buy more Brazilian beans as the Chinese government is retaliating with a 25% tariff on U.S. soybeans, Brazilian farmers are not optimistic about the new crop as planting season begins. Still, parts of Mato Grosso and Parana have gotten enough rain and soil moisture, as well as warmer temperatures, for [...]

Soya Farmland2019-02-06T01:03:14+00:00
6 02, 2019

Brazilian Agriculture


Agriculture is an important industry in Brazil, as this country has immense agricultural resources available to it. Its most significant products in this sphere are coffee, soybeans, wheat, rice, corn, sugarcane, cocoa, citrus and beef (in order of importance).Its most significant exports are coffee, soybeans, beef, sugar cane, ethanol and frozen chickens. There are two main [...]

Brazilian Agriculture2019-02-06T01:03:53+00:00