“Brazil Doesn’t Need Poisons to Maintain Food Production”

Inter Press Service: Brazil could give up its dubious rank as the world’s number one consumer of agrochemicals without decreasing the amount of food it produces for its own people, according to João Pedro Stédile, leader of the Landless Workers Movement (MST). On lands settled by small farmers as part of the agrarian reform process, a change of mentality is already underway towards food production in harmony with the environment, Stédile told Tierramérica. For the last three consecutive years, Brazil, an agricultural......

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