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The Cerrado: Brazil's second biggest Biome - Alternative to Deforestation

Date : 11th June 2003, Source : ENS


Brazilian Farmers Develop Alternatives to Deforestation


By David Dudenhoefer NIOAQUE, Brazil, June 10, 2003 (ENS) - On his farm in Assentamento Andalucia, a settlement of formerly landless families in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Antonio de Oliveira showed off 500 recently planted baru saplings. Though still tiny, he has high hopes for those trees, which in five years should begin producing seeds similar to peanuts.

Part 1 : http://ens-news.com/ens/jun2003/2003-06-09-01.asp

Part 2 : http://ens-news.com/ens/jun2003/2003-06-10-01.asp





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