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Special reports

10/04/2013 at 14:26h

Women that move the countryside

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Less manual and more technological agribusiness has opened new fronts, helping place women in the sector. They head farms, manage meat processing industries and work on research. They almost always transform the place they are at.

25/03/2013 at 07:00h

Further space for growth

Acessar notícia

Trade between Brazil and the Arab countries grew sixfold between 1989 and 2012, when business exceeded US$ 26 billion. The search for new market niches, care with competition and closer ties with the Arab Spring countries are recipes for further growth.

21/02/2013 at 15:31h

Brazil hopes to become olive oil country

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.

08/02/2013 at 13:09h

Arab stories in pictures

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.

20/12/2012 at 07:00h

A team for Islam

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.

23/11/2012 at 12:54h

More ethanol on the streets

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.

30/10/2012 at 15:58h

Embrapa to remain in Africa

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.

11/10/2012 at 13:00h

In Brazil, production at an impasse

11/10/2012 at 13:00h

Prospecting gold

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.

20/09/2012 at 12:22h

Soy and maize fest

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.

03/09/2012 at 18:17h

Muslim population grows 29% in Brazil

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.

14/08/2012 at 12:46h

Freight cost is controversial