Brazil fosters cultivation of olive trees and production of olive oil to supply the local market, focussed on imports. In Rio Grande do Sul, producers create brands and gain space.
The Lebanon-based Arab Image Foundation possesses a collection of 600,000-plus photographs of Arab people and landscapes. Public access is available in person or online.
Brazil’s first Muslim football team, Al Shabab was created to combine sports and religion. The players do not eat pork, and balance out their training and prayer schedules.
After cars, the motorcycle market adapts to flexible engines to economise and pollute less. Makers of lorries, buses and aircraft are also developing initiatives in this direction.
The organization’s new president tells ANBA new projects will be developed with a focus on sustainability, says he wishes to increase his presence in the African continent, and partner up with Arabs.
Not in the ground, but in the market. Forgotten for 20 years, gold gained strength in the last decade and remains appreciated. Many bet that, despite oscillations, the value should remain high.
The high prices of the two crops have been resulting in greater revenues for producer regions and in higher sales of fertilizer, machinery and in trade in the interior of the state of São Paulo.
According to the IBGE Census, the total number of people following Islam rose from 27,239 in 2000 to 35,167 in 2010. São Paulo holds the greatest number, followed by Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul.