Tag: drought

    A Brazilian Army soldier rescues a boy - Exército Brasileiro

    In Brazil, When They Can’t Deal with the Flood They Call the Army

    Thousands of people benefited from actions to deliver supplies and provide transportation and first ...

    The Rush to Save a Brazilian Town Dying of Thirst

    The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina ...

    An oat field in Brazil

    Drought Won’t Prevent Brazil from Getting Largest Cereal Crop Ever

    The Brazilian government is forecasting a record crop of cereals and oilseeds totaling 148.9 ...

    Dry season in Brasília

    For Months Without Rain Brasília’s Green Turns to Brown

    The dry season in central Brazil lasts from April/May to September/ October. The last ...

    Brazil's flood

    Rain Kills 32 and Leaves Half a Million Homeless in the North of Brazil

    The Brazilian government rushed aid Wednesday, May 6, by air, over land and through ...

    Gas from Bolivia

    Drought Leads Brazil to Increase Bolivian Gas Imports to Maximum Capacity

    Persistent drought in the South is forcing Brazil to increase the amount of natural ...

    Santos at his corn plantation. By Isaura Daniel

    Africa and the Americas Learn to Farm the Brazilian Way

    Of the 26 Brazilian states, nine have semiarid areas, where rain is rare and ...

    Souza at Embrapa's field. By Isaura Daniel

    For a New Generation of Brazilians Farming You Learn at School

    When young Crauzimiro José Barbosa, 23, arrived at home talking about new sheep-raising techniques, ...

    Farmer Luzivaldo. By Isaura Daniel

    Making the Brazilian Desert Bloom and Bear Food

    The temperature is high: 113 degrees F in the hottest months. The rain only ...