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Environmental Analysis & Ecology Studies

Biotechnology in the Brazilian Agricultural Sector

  • Open or CloseLivia Maria da Costa Silva*

    Fluminense Federal University, Brazil

    *Corresponding author:Livia Maria da Costa Silva, Fluminense Federal University - UFF, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Submission: October 16, 2020; Published: October 30, 2020

DOI: 10.31031/EAES.2020.07.000664

ISSN: 2578-0336
Volume 7 Issue 3


In Brazil, according to Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA), in 2019, agribusiness corresponded to 21.4% of the Brazilian Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with 14.6% referring to agricultural production. In addition, it is important to note that, in the same year, the sector grew 1.3%, totaling R$ 322 billion, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). The growth of the sector was due to both the positive performance of agriculture and livestock.

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