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BRICS and food security

Good idea, bad timing? It's not clear whether the world's worst drought in over a century provided impetus for the agriculture ministers of the BRICS nations to gather in Brasilia in March and launch a manifesto designed to make the group a key player in the global food security regime. But they did. Now the world is waiting. From a moral and business ethics perspective the effort makes sense ...


BRICS… More Hungry For Power Than Food?

... role in developing and testing direct planting methods and their work is paying off. Brazil now has more than 25 million hectares under direct planting cultivation, just one million less than the United States. Why can’t it can pay off for other BRICS too? Two UN Food and Agriculture agency (FAO) charts at the bottom of this article with a link you can cut and paste into your browser offer lists of those who have adapted, and how much land in hectares globally have been transformed. The overall study that generated the charts tells you everything ...


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