Regional, rural and urban development

Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Brazil

In series:OECD Food and Agricultural Reviewsview more titles

Published on July 13, 2015

Agriculture and the agro-processing sector in Brazil have shown impressive growth over the past two decades. This has largely been driven by productivity improvements and structural adjustment resulting from broad economic reforms, as well as new technologies developed by agricultural science. Government policy and industry initiatives are increasingly focused on the sustainability of agricultural development.


Executive summary
Overall assessment and recommendations
Overview of the food and agriculture situation in Brazil
Economic stability and trust in institutions in Brazil
Investment in the Brazilian food and agriculture system
Capacity building and services for the Brazilian food and agriculture system
Brazilian agricultural policy: Structural change, sustainability and innovation
The Brazilian Agricultural Innovation System
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