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Considered to be a major national agricultural frontier today, Matopiba is a region that comprises the Cerrado biome in the states of Maranhão, Tocantins, Piauí, and Bahia, and accounts for a large part of the Brazilian production of grains and fiber.


The area, which until recently was not considered to have a strong tradition in agriculture, has drawn attention to its ever-increasing productivity.  In the last four years, the state of Tocantins alone expanded its planted area at the rate of 25% per year, according to data by the National Food Supply Company  (Conab). [+] Read more

 

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Do you know what the term Matopiba means? Click below and learn more about the richness, challenges, and research in the region that is considered the last Brazilian agricultural frontier. [+] Read more

Strategic Territorial Development for Matopiba

Click here to see studies elaborated by Embrapa's Strategic Territorial Intelligence Group (Grupo de Inteligência Territorial Estratégica da Embrapa  - GITE), one of which presents the proposal for a territorial outline and a strategic territorial intelligence system for Matopiba.

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