Agro-ecology feeding people without damaging natural resources

The practices of sustainable agriculture, recently established in Iracambi, have been developing in an espetacular way, indicating future success.

In three months of work, the demonstrative units of low environmental impact agro-productions are gaining the right format as well as being solidified as an example of generation of income for family agriculture.

Production of High Quality Agro-ecological Coffee

Coffee is the most common income generating crop for rural families in Brazil. Because such practice develops well in higher altitudes, the region we are ...

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Surrounded by vibrant green

We had trodden the pavements of the big cities of South America – Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Rio – but now we were surrounded by vibrant green (every shade) and noises of bugs, birds and frogs.

Virgilio was the first of the colourful collection of Iracambi staff that we met, and he gave a warm welcome and fresh coffee. He is a font of knowledge and provided us with an understanding of the great work that happens at Iracambi. We had ...

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A Van for Valdinei

One of the ways Iracambi seeks to make a change is by encouraging education. In some of the rural areas surrounding Iracambi the children there are the first generation to receive schooling. Part of our mission here is the engage these young minds and teach them about the forest and the land they live on. Our Junior Scientists program organizes groups of students from the nearby communities to come and learn about the environment. Most of these groups of children ...

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