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Africa and Brazil in the Geo-economic scenario

After the end of the Second World War and the fall of the Soviet Union, disputes for zones of influence around...

About not giving up and believing

I first thought about my trajectory of life at the moment I received the invitation to participate in this edition of International Women’s Day....

Brazil–Africa: what is South Africa’s role?

A decade ago Brazil opened several diplomatic missions in African countries. Was this decision based on ideology or was it visionary? The African continent, with...

Research and innovation impact Brazilian agriculture

In the last forty years, there have been abundant leadership manifestations recognizing the virtuous course of Brazilian agriculture and livestock research around the world. Thanks...

Brazil must “return” to Africa

Brazilian President Michel Temer needed two years and two months,since former President Dilma Rousseff was removed from office on May 12, 2016 to make...

Language-Culture and communication

Linguistic communication takes place among people by means of a common language, like a thin and invisible line. Knowledge of a foreign language shortens...

Iconic Mandela

It strangely appropriate that I write these reflections late on February 10 th . Twenty-eight years ago this very night I stayed...

Mechanization: brazilian solutions to food security in Africa

“The Lion Kings”, “The Last Frontier”, are among the titles of articles published in important media to portray a new moment for the African...

Rural resiliency in hot semiarid regions

According to Marcel Mazoyer and Laurence Roudart, who are the authors of the book “História das Agriculturas no Mundo” (History of World Agriculture), the...