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Brazil

Overview page. Subjects: History.

The largest country in South America. Brazil borders ten countries, has a coastline 7400 km (4600 miles) long, and straddles the equator from latitude 4° N to past latitude 33° S.

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Deforestation Control and Agricultural Supply in Brazil

Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira Filho, Luis Ribera and Mark Horridge.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation. 7198 words.

Brazil has dramatically increased its agricultural area under cultivation, in the process becoming a major food exporter at the cost of natural forests. A new challenge is to meet the food...

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The Economics of Brazil’s Ethanol-Sugar Markets, Mandates, and Tax Exemptions

Dusan Drabik, Harry De Gorter, David R. Just and Govinda R. Timilsina.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Agricultural Economics. 10334 words.

Sugarcane in Brazil is processed into sugar and/or ethanol, often in flex plants that can switch between the two products. We develop an economic model of flex plants, export demands, and...

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