Ministry of Agriculture (Brazil)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply (Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento, abbreviated MAPA) is a federal department in Brazil. The jurisdiction of this ministry is to formulate and implement policies for agribusiness development, integrating the aspects of market, technological, organizational and environmental care for the consumers of the country and abroad, promoting food security, income generation and employment, reducing inequalities and social inclusion.

Agroenergy

Brazil is the world leader in producing agroenergy and the Ministry of Agriculture encourages policies which develop ethanol fuel production.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Brazilian Agroenergy Plan 2006-2011". Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply. Embrapa Publishing House. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 

External links

  • Official website (Portuguese)
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