Agriculture Innovation and Social Inclusion  Beatriz da Silveira Pinheiro   The 2010 Global Hunger Index Release -  Des Mo...
Eradicating Extreme Poverty and Hunger (Social policies, inflation control, economic growth)
Bolsa Família Program – PBF <ul><li>Cash transfer to families living in poverty (monthly  per capita income of R$ 70 - R$ ...
Decline in Child Mortality <ul><li>Improvements in income distribution, poverty reduction, and schooling of mothers;  </li...
Harvested Area  Growth:  27% = 1.3% / year Production Growth:  145% =  4.8% / year Source: CONAB. *Estimate: October/ 2009...
Source: ABIEC, ABEF, UBA and ABIPECS  Beef : +73 % (94-08) Pork:  + 128% (94-08) Broiler : + 212% (94-08) Brazilian Agricu...
Martha Jr., data from Dieese (2010) Food Basket Real Prices, Jan/1975-Apr/2010
Innovation in Tropical Agriculture: Soybean Adapted to the Brazilian Savanah  1960 1975 2005 Source: National Company of F...
Agriculture innovation and smallhorder farmer
Biofortification: breeding micronutrient-rich varieties and post-harvest processing, for the main food staples in Brazil: ...
Ecological and economic zoning Best practices,  integrated pest management, biological inputs  . No-tillage, Integration o...
Innovation in Agriculture:  Economic and Social Impacts <ul><li>Inward development  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased Human ...
Agriculture   Innovation Social Inclusion Nutrition and Health Sustainability Productivity
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Agricultural Innovation and Social Inclusion

  1. 1. Agriculture Innovation and Social Inclusion Beatriz da Silveira Pinheiro The 2010 Global Hunger Index Release - Des Moines, October 2010
  2. 2. Eradicating Extreme Poverty and Hunger (Social policies, inflation control, economic growth)
  3. 3. Bolsa Família Program – PBF <ul><li>Cash transfer to families living in poverty (monthly per capita income of R$ 70 - R$ 140) and in extreme poverty (monthly per capita income of up to R$ 70). </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the Zero Hunger strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>From 2004 to 2009, the Program doubled the number of families covered by it, from 6.6 million to 12.4 million families altogether. </li></ul><ul><li>December 2009: 49 million people covered. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Decline in Child Mortality <ul><li>Improvements in income distribution, poverty reduction, and schooling of mothers; </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in fertility patterns, with a significant reduction in the average number of children per woman; </li></ul><ul><li>Health policies implemented by the Unified Health System –SUS, with emphasis on the health of women and children. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Harvested Area Growth: 27% = 1.3% / year Production Growth: 145% = 4.8% / year Source: CONAB. *Estimate: October/ 2009 Brazilian Agriculture – Grains (1991-2010*)
  6. 6. Source: ABIEC, ABEF, UBA and ABIPECS Beef : +73 % (94-08) Pork: + 128% (94-08) Broiler : + 212% (94-08) Brazilian Agriculture – Meat (1994-2008)
  7. 7. Martha Jr., data from Dieese (2010) Food Basket Real Prices, Jan/1975-Apr/2010
  8. 8. Innovation in Tropical Agriculture: Soybean Adapted to the Brazilian Savanah 1960 1975 2005 Source: National Company of Food Supply, 2008 2005 Fonte: MAPA 1975 1960
  9. 9. Agriculture innovation and smallhorder farmer
  10. 10. Biofortification: breeding micronutrient-rich varieties and post-harvest processing, for the main food staples in Brazil: cassava, sweet potato, rice, common beans, maize, wheat and cowpea. Agriculture innovation and nutritional value of crops
  11. 11. Ecological and economic zoning Best practices, integrated pest management, biological inputs . No-tillage, Integration of crop, livestock and forest systems. . Image VCP Agriculture innovation and sustainability Ulisses Silva J.A. araújo Filho Image VCP
  12. 12. Innovation in Agriculture: Economic and Social Impacts <ul><li>Inward development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased Human Development Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher income, education, health, and jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- Stable food supply </li></ul><ul><li>- Lower basic food prices </li></ul><ul><li>Increased agricultural exports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>trade surpluses, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>diminished financial vulnerability </li></ul></ul>Novaes, P., unpublished .
  13. 13. Agriculture Innovation Social Inclusion Nutrition and Health Sustainability Productivity

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