Benedito Rosa, Director of Commercial Affairs, Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Brazil
Andrea Restrepo Ramírez, Economist, IICA Brazil
About this event
The Agricultural Policy of the Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil is based on a set of actions directed toward planning, financing and safety net for production. Such actions are divided into three main lines of action: risk management in agriculture, credit and marketing support and income security.
The panelists will reflect on future challenges for countries in the Americas on issues such as agricultural policy and food security, productivity, natural resource management, climate change, social impacts (feminization, youth and urban-rural migration), agricultural trade, and comprehensive risk management.
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|Fecha - Hora||Actividad||Expositores|
|12:00 – 12:05pm||Welcoming Remarks||Manuel Otero. IICA Representative in Brazil|
|12:05 – 12:35pm||The Brazilian Agricultural Policy||Benedito Rosa. Director of Commercial Affairs, Department of the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Supply, Brazil|
|12:35 – 1:05pm||Panelists||Dr. Constanza Valdes, Agricultural Economist, Market and Trade Economics Division, Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA. Maria Soledad Puechagut, Economist, Coordinator of Unit of Economic and Social Studies, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries of Argentina- Magyp. Dr. Rafael Navas Professor, Faculty of Technology of State of São Paulo, Brazil|
|1:05 – 1:55pm||Questions and Comments from: IICA Offices: Peru, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Argentina, USA Questions from viewers online|
|1:55 – 2:00pm||Final Remarks|