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How pollination could make or break the future of Brazilian farming

How pollination could make or break the future of Brazilian agribusiness

Pollination, an essential yet seldom-considered element of the agribusiness ecosystem, is fast becoming a multibillion-dollar global industry. But despite agribusiness being such an integral part of Brazil’s economy, pollination remains comparatively undersized.

While some fear that increasingly lax pesticide restrictions and a move towards monoculture farming could threaten vital species, experts argue that Brazilian producers might be facing huge and unexpected opportunities if they handle pollination correctly.

Agribusiness retains supreme economic importance in Brazil. Domestic policy has focused on strategically growing the industry...

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