Development for Sustainable Agriculture: The Brazilian Cerrado

Development for Sustainable Agriculture: The Brazilian Cerrado

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Overview

Development for Sustainable Agriculture: The Brazilian Cerrado by Akio Hosono

Since the mid-1970s, the tropical savanna, known as Cerrado, has been transformed into one of the world's largest grain-growing regions. This book explores how and by what Brazil achieved inclusive and sustainable growth in the Cerrado.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137431349
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Elseu Alves Elmar Wagner Wenceslau J. Goedert Edson Eyji Sano Roberto Rodriguez Emiliano Pereira Botelho

Table of Contents

Forewords; Akihiko Tanaka and Alysson Paulinelli
Introduction; Akio Hosono, Carlos Magno Campos da Rocha and Yutaka Hongo
PART I: DEVELOPMENT OF CERRADO AGRICULTURE
1. Technological Innovation That Made Cerrado Agriculture Possible: Preparatory to Establishment Periods; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo
2. PRODECER Sets Agricultural Development in the Cerrado on Track: From Establishment to Early Development Periods of Cerrado Agriculture; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo Development of Cerrado Agriculture: The Path to Becoming a Major Global Breadbasket; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo
3. Stable Food Supply and Inclusive Development with Value Chains: The Impact of Cerrado Development; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo
4. Cerrado Agriculture and the Environment; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo
PART II: TECHNOLOGICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL INNOVATIONS THAT ENABLED SUSTAINABLE CERRADO AGRICULTURE
5. Embrapa: Institution Building and Technological Innovations Required for Cerrado Agriculture; Eliseu Alves
6. CPAC-JICA International Cooperation: A Model for an R&D System for Tropical Agriculture; Elmar Wagner, Wenceslau J. Goedert and Carlos Magno Campos da Rocha
7. Environment-Friendly Land Use of Cerrado; Edson Eyji Sano
8. PRODECER: An Innovative International Cooperation Program; Roberto Rodrigues
9. CAMPO's performance in PRODECER: A successful 'Coordination' model for agricultural development; Emiliano Pereira Botelho

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