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How farmers in Brazil are becoming more sustainable and tripling their income
Efforts to empower Brazils vegetable farmers through farmer training and diversified production are producing impressive results as part of the “grain by grain” project (Projeto de grão em grão). Since 2014, small family farms in the communities of Santarém and Sao Jose do Rio Pardo have taken part in the project to strengthen their livelihoods, increase the supply of vegetables and improve food security. As a result, participants on average have tripled their incomes while cutting pesticide use by 90 percent. The grain by grain project has been developed by Fundação Cargill in partnership with Instituto BioSistêmico (IBS). Learn more at http://alimentacaoemfoco.com.br.