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Cashew growing, technology strengthen this vocation

Brazil has already been the largest grower of cashew in the world. Nowadays, it is behind India and Vietnam. Vietnam is now the largest...

Ocean shipping, logistics challenging foreign trade

Aliceweb data is a system for analyzing Foreign Trade Data of the Ministry of Development, Industrial and Foreign Trade and it shows Africa represented...

EBOLA: How western Africa got prepared against the outbreak

In March 2014, the countries of Western Africa were the focus of international news. The reason: the World Health Organization notified an outbreak of Ebola...

Nollywood: Light, camera, and many action!

Tholds first place in its ranking in the number of movies launched and the third highest in invoicing in the world, Nollywood, is the...

The progress of branchless banks in Brazil

There are over 800 stores, in the “Pague Menos” (Pay Less) drugstore network, which is a leader in this segment in Brazil. It was...

Fighting hunger Brazil is right there on the battle front

Thomas Malthus, an English economist, in his “Essay on the Principle of Population”, written in 1798, wrote about hunger and agricultural production for the...

The strategy of Equatorial Guinea building its future

Mahathir bin Mohamad, in the year 1991, who at that time was the prime minister of Malaysia proposed a challenge to the people of...

Halal Foods: Brazil holds a leading position

There are 1.9 billion Muslims in the world nowadays. This information is from the Pew Survey revealing the following: globally the Muslim population will...

Brazilian experience fomenting enterprising ventures

  In November 2014, eight representatives from the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) and the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA) visited three Brazilian cities...