By Akio Hosono, Carlos Magno Campos da Rocha, Yutaka Hongo
Because the mid-1970s, the tropical savanna, often called Cerrado, has been reworked into one of many world's greatest grain-growing areas. This e-book explores how and via what Brazil accomplished inclusive and sustainable progress within the Cerrado.
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In my younger years, I learned a great deal from the approach of Yoichi Izumiyama [a Japanese crop cultivation researcher] among other researchers involved in the technological cooperation. Izumiyama then was like me today,” he recalls. Dr. Souza came to Japan in 1991 on JICA’s invitation and established ties with many Japanese researchers and research institutes. (This and other information regarding Dr. Pilinio Itamar M. ) It was named Doko after Toshio Doko, the former Chairman of Japan’s leading business federation, Keidanren, who was committed to working for cooperation between Japan and Brazil.
69–72. ) Cerrados, Planaltina, pp. 31–40. : FAO and The World Bank) Ferri, Mário G. (1964) ‘Informações sôbre a ecologia dos cerrados e sôbre a possibilidade de seu aproveitamento’. Silvicultura, 3(3). Ferri, Mário G. ) Simpósio sôbre o cerrado (Sao Paulo:Editôra Italiana). Ferri, Mário G. ) (1977) IV simpósio sobre o cerrado: bases para utilização agropecuária. (Sao Paulo: Editôra Itatiaia). : Complementarity between LGED Capacity and Donor Capacity Development Support,’ JICA Research Institute Working Paper (Tokyo: JICA).
Goedert and Edson Lobato. Goedert was appointed as the first Director of the CPAC and established the basic direction of its soil research. He analyzed Cerrado soils, contributed to the establishment of the methodology to convert them into agricultural fields, and was the editor of the above-cited book. Lobato received the 2006 World Food Prize for his outstanding role in helping to transform the Cerrado into productive cropland. He worked to enhance soil quality and counteract water stress, and collaborated with farmers and extension technicians to implement the technologies and practices related to soil fertility and soil management pioneered at the CPAC.