CNA and Famato promote Exchange Program in Mato Grosso

During the trip, examples of the sustainability of the Brazilian countryside will be presented, focusing on the production of sugar, ethanol, cotton, fish farming, beef cattle farming and grains.

24.03.2022 | 13:46 (UTC -3)
Famato Communication and Marketing Center

The Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA), in partnership with the Federation of Agriculture and Livestock of the State of Mato Grosso (Famato), will promote the 7th edition of the Exchange Program AgroBrazil, from March 28th to April 1st, in Mato Grosso.

The group – made up of representatives from 11 countries, including ambassadors and a head of mission – will visit the headquarters of the Famato System, in Cuiabá, and visit properties in Campo Novo do Parecis, Campo Verde and Sinop. During the trip, examples of the sustainability of the Brazilian countryside will be presented, focusing on the production of sugar, ethanol, cotton, fish farming, beef cattle farming and grains.

According to IBGE data, Mato Grosso is the main producing state of soybeans (28% of production) and cotton (68% of production) in Brazil, in addition to having the largest national cattle herd, with 32,7 million heads, and responding for 38% of the country's 2nd harvest corn production.

The program includes technical visits to AgriHUB Space, Agricultural Cooperative of Sugarcane Producers of Campo Novo do Parecis (Coprodia), Feira Parecis SuperAgro 2022, Fazenda Philadelphia, Fazenda Fartura, Cooperative of Cotton Growers of Campo Verde (Cooperfibra) and Embrapa Agrossilvipastoril.

The delegation will be made up of representatives from Germany, Australia, South Korea, Spain, the United States, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore and the European Union. CNA's vice-president of International Relations, Gedeão Pereira; the president of Famato, Normando Corral; and CNA's director of international relations, Sueme Mori, will also monitor the activities.

AgroBrazil

The AgroBrazil Exchange Program is developed by CNA with the aim of presenting the reality of national agricultural production to representatives of foreign delegations and allowing close and direct contact between diplomats and Brazilian rural producers.

Over the last four years, AgroBrazil took representatives from 29 foreign delegations to the states of Bahia, Pernambuco, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará and Rio Grande do Sul.

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