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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