Over the past decade, Brazil has become a globally competitive agricultural powerhouse. Resulting in a nearly 70 percent increase in the value-added of crop production. And a ten-fold increase in beef exports.
However, aside from strong performance in the horticultural sector, agriculture in the State of Pernambuco, particularly family agriculture, has not participated significantly in this production and export boom. In order to let 25.000 local family farms benefit from these developments, The World Bank has approved a US$ 100 million loan for the Rural Economic Inclusion Project.
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