Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Brazil

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Agriculture and the agro-processing sector in Brazil have shown impressive growth over the past two decades. This has largely been driven by productivity improvements and structural adjustment resulting from broad economic reforms, as well as new technologies developed by agricultural science. Government policy and industry initiatives are increasingly focused on the sustainability of agricultural development.



Overall assessment and recommendations

This chapter presents the framework applied in the review to analyse the extent to which Brazilian policies are supportive of innovation for productivity and sustainability, and the findings of the review of a wide range of policies in Brazil. In each policy area, it develops specific policy recommendations.


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