May 12, 2011 by romulocontini
This article is structured in four sections, the first of which is this introduction. In the second section we explore some aspects of the development style of Brazilian agriculture over the last 40 years8. In section three, we focus on the determining factors of the production capacity of Brazilian agriculture. In the fourth and last section, we discuss the challenges and opportunities to consolidate a leading position for Brazilian agriculture in the global scenario.