Paying close attention to urgent issues in the countryside, Embrapa and its partners promote a series of actions and campaigns to clarify, inform, and promote the use of technologies and sustainable practices for the agricultural sector. Here are a few of them:
Check the features and the schedule of events for Embrapa's 47th anniversary, which will take place online this year.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established by the UN comprise a world agenda for the elaboration and implementation of public policy for humankind by 2030. Through this page you will be able to understand how Embrapa is related to each of the 17 SDGs.
Leafhoppers are the main vector of mollicutes, bacteria that cause corn stunting. Check this special page with information to control such insects. (Content in Portuguese)
From the fields to the table, there is Science supporting how we produce, process and distribute Brazilian meat. Agricultural science has informed public policy and contributed to private sector investments in quality, sanitation, traceability, animal welfare, and food safety.
Special page that shows some of the agricultural research innovations that have contributed to changing the fields, the market, and consumers' tables.
Special page with information for forest recovery and land rehabilitation, including recovery strategies, tried and tested experiences, suggested native tree species, and technological solutions, in addition to agricultural best practices that will contribute to the sustainable development of rural properties in different biomes.
The event aims at bringing people closer to science and technology, reinforcing their importance in their lives. This year, the theme "Bioeconomy: Diversity and Wealth for Sustainable Development".
The countryside is not free from the presence of the mosquito that spreads dengue, Chikungunya fever, and the Zika virus. On this special page, learn about the measures required to fight Aedes aegypti in rural areas.
Here you will find technological solutions developed for or adapted to different biomes, which show how to best use water in plant production and animal husbandry.
Family farming was chosen by the United Nations as a central theme for 2014 and Embrapa organized a series of events and actions for the period. Check the title page (in Portuguese).
Helicoverpa armigera is a caterpillar that has surprised farmers and researcher due to its power of destruction. Here you will find clarification and orientation regarding this exotic pest. (Content in Portuguese)
Brazilian agriculture is one of the most sustainable in the world and a role model for other countries. Here you will learn a little bit more about this history. And browse the site for solutions that have been transforming the planet. (Website in Portuguese)
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