Brazil

Decades of dispossession: indigenous Brazilians battle to get back land

Decades-long legal battle over ancestral land had forced indigenous people to occupy other areas to make a living. Their loss of land has largely been driven by cattle, about 2.7 million people live in Mato Grosso do Sul, as do 22 million cattle, according to FAMASUL, a farmers' association in the state.

China hungers for Brazil's grain

Chinese producers in Brazil should not export soybeans to China, but chicken, says former Minister of Agriculture Roberto Rodrigues, now director of the FGV Agribusiness Center