Tag: Farmers

Tropical Forest Institute (IFT) in action at the city Paragominas, Pará state

Brazil’s Former Minister Wants Farmers and Environmentalists United to Save the Amazon

Former Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has made an impassioned plea for a “new ...

Brazilian Protesters Take to the Streets. They Are Fed-Up Farmers.

Thousands of small farmers took to the streets in several Brazilian cities to protest ...

Brazilian Farmers Going Through Massive Losses

According to the vice president of the Federation of Agriculture in the state of ...

2500 Tractors Jam Brazil’s Capital in Protest

A massive protest of Brazilian farmers and a first batch of 2.500 tractors (tratoraço) ...

Half of Brazilian Farmers Are Having a Hard Time Repaying Their Loans

A study released today by the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) affirms ...

20,000 Brazilian Farmers to Stop Brasí­lia with List of Grievances

Brazilian farmers from 12 states and the Federal District will meet tomorrow, June 29, ...

Brazilian Protestors Bring Big Tractor Traffic Jam to Brasí­lia

It has been baptized the Tractor Traffic Jam (“tratoraço”) and is scheduled to begin ...

In Brazil, a Loan Program for Female Farmers

Brazil’s federal government will distribute US$ 376 million (1 billion reais) in the 2004-2005 ...