The IMF warned that the coronavirus crisis is not over and said that more support than projected next year is desirable for Brazil. The IMF’s recommendation comes amidst uncertainty in Brazil about how the government will restructure a cash transfer programme after the end of emergency aid in December.
Brazilian farmers planted about 1 million hectares of soybeans per day during the past week, almost making up for delays in the new grain harvest. AgRural reported that soybean cultivation in Brazil advanced by one week from 23% of the area to 42% on Oct. 29.
Source: Money Times
After launching in June an action fund with environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, resource manager JGP announces a credit fund with the same commitment. The manager’s role will be to choose the roles that actually have an ESG commitment.
Source: Valor Investe
The fires in the Brazilian Amazon Forest increased in October and the number of fires rose 25% in the first 10 months of 2020 compared to a year ago, showed data from Inpe. October saw 17,326 fires in the world’s largest rainforest, more than double the number of fires detected in the same month last year.
Sustainable development will be at the centre of the debates at the World Forum Amazonia + 21, promoted by the Federation of Industry of the State of Rondonia, with support from CNI. The debates will bring together experts from different parts of the world and will point the way to the promotion of the bio-economy, innovation, forest management, clean energy and green jobs.