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The Economics and Organization of Brazilian Agriculture : Recent Evolution and Productivity Gains

Author: Fabio Chaddad
Publisher: London ; San Diego, CA : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier Ltd., [2016]
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The Economics and Organization of Brazilian Agriculture: Recent Evolution and Productivity Gains presents insights on Brazilian agriculture and its impressive gains in productivity and international competitiveness, also providing insightful examples for global policymakers. In Brazil, as in many countries, many economists and policymakers believe that agriculture is a traditional, low-tech sector that crowds out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)921167164
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fabio Chaddad
ISBN: 9780128018071 0128018070
OCLC Number: 921301941
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Contents: Front Cover; The Economics and Organization of Brazilian Agriculture; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Production; 1.2 Farm Inputs; 1.3 Productivity Gains; 1.4 Economic Effects; 1.5 Sketch of the Book; Notes; References; 2 Enabling Conditions; 2.1 Natural Resources; 2.2 Technology; 2.2.1 Plant Breeding and Genetics; 2.2.2 Soil Fertility and Conservation; 2.2.3 Biological Nitrogen Fixation (BNF); 2.2.4 Crop Rotation and Integrated Pest Management; 2.2.5 Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems; 2.2.6 The Development of the Cerrado; 2.3 Agricultural Policy 2.4 SummaryNotes; References; 3 Agriculture in Southern Brazil: Cooperatives and Contract Farming; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The Diversity of Agricultural Organization; 3.3 Agriculture in Paraná; 3.3.1 OCB and OCEPAR; 3.3.2 Coodetec; 3.3.3 Castrolanda; 3.3.4 Agrária; 3.3.5 Agricultural Cooperatives in Other Regions; 3.4 Agriculture in Santa Catarina; 3.5 Summary; Notes; References; 4 Agriculture in Southeastern Brazil: Vertically Integrated Agribusiness; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Sugarcane; 4.2.1 Industry Evolution; 4.2.2 The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) 4.2.2.1 Governance and Organizational Structure4.2.2.2 Sustainability Initiatives; 4.2.2.3 Communication Efforts; 4.2.2.4 A Brief Update; 4.2.3 The Relationship Between Sugarcane Processors and Growers; 4.2.4 The Industry Consolidators: Copersucar and Cosan; 4.2.5 The Copersucar Technology Center (CTC); 4.3 Orange Juice; 4.3.1 Explaining the Competitiveness of the São Paulo Orange Juice Industry; 4.4 Summary; Notes; References; 5 Agriculture in the Cerrado: Large-Scale Farming and New-Generation Cooperatives; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Evolution of Farming in Mato Grosso; 5.3 Productivity Gains 5.3.1 The Mato Grosso Agricultural Research Foundation (FMT)5.3.2 EMBRAPA Agrossilvipastoril; 5.4 Entrepreneurship and Economies of Scale; 5.4.1 Commercial Producers; 5.4.2 Corporate Farms; 5.4.3 Economies of Scale; 5.5 Producer Organizations; 5.5.1 The Soybean and Corn Producer Association (Aprosoja); 5.5.2 New-Generation Cooperatives; 5.6 Summary; Notes; References; 6 Conclusions; 6.1 Summary of Main Findings; 6.2 A Counterfactual Example; 6.3 Challenges; 6.3.1 Environmental Issues; 6.3.2 Social Issues; Index; Back Cover
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The Economics and Organization of Brazilian Agriculture: Recent Evolution and Productivity Gains presents insights on Brazilian agriculture and its impressive gains in productivity and international competitiveness, also providing insightful examples for global policymakers. In Brazil, as in many countries, many economists and policymakers believe that agriculture is a traditional, low-tech sector that crowds out the development of other economic sectors and the country. This book shows that this anti-agriculture bias is ill-informed, and with population growth, rising incomes, urbanization and diet changes - especially in developing countries like China and India - on the rise, the demand for food is expected to double in the next 40 years. Brazil has the natural resources, technology and management systems in place to benefit from this expected growth in food consumption and trade. Through real-world examples, the book shows how other low-latitude countries with tropical climate and soils like Brazil - especially in sub-Saharan Africa - can benefit from the agricultural technology, production, and management systems developed in Brazil. Case studies in each of three key categories, including technology, resource management, and effective government programs provide valuable insights into effective decision-making to maximize the effect of each.

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