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Guyana's Jungle Is Brazil's Agricultural Frontier

Jan 24, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Brazil's increased interaction with Guyana is closely tied to the growth in agricultural production in Roraima. The state's main areas of soybean and corn cultivation are located close to the Guyanese border.

Brazil's increased interaction with Guyana is closely tied to the growth in agricultural production in Roraima. The state's main areas of soybean and corn cultivation are located close to the Guyanese border.

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It's a long way from Roraima to pretty much anywhere in Brazil. The remote, sparsely populated state in Brazil's far north is thousands of kilometers from Brasilia and presents federal administrators with any number of logistical headaches. States like Roraima, however, have become the country's last agricultural frontier with millions...

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