IBRAF coordinates study on the economic potential between Northeast Brazil and Lusophone Africa in partnership with IPEA and ECLAC

The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), in partnership with the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), […]

IBRAF and IFAD strengthen relationships for new partnerships

Representatives of the United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) visited the headquarters of the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), in Fortaleza. Rossana Polastri, IFAD’s Director […]

IBRAF begins approximation with the Fundación Puertos de Las Palmas

The president of the Brazil Africa Institute, João Bosco Monte, was at the Fundación Puertos de Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, Spain, where he met […]

Conscious use of water to improve agricultural processes and ensure food security

Water use in agriculture is crucial for food security: the sector accounts for 70% of all water withdrawals in the world. For each kilo of meat, […]

Agriculture 4.0: technology allied with sustainable development

Disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are already impacting agriculture. From using blockchain technologies for traceability of animal protein to applying drones to map and […]

Trade relations with African Arab countries may be key to Brazil’s trade balance

With great growth potential, the Arab countries of Africa are of great importance for establishing a favorable trade balance for Brazil. Trade with the Maghreb region […]

Vice President of Ghana expresses interest in extending commercial ties with Brazil

The President of the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), João Bosco Monte, met in Accra with the Vice President of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia, and the Brazilian ambassador […]

In Ghana, President of IBRAF highlights the importance of South-South Cooperation and the need for partnerships between public and private sectors

“Government policies for development are of great importance, but the private sector also plays a crucial role in south-south and triangular cooperation issues.” This was one […]

Note of regret for the passing of former FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf

It is with deep regret that the Brazil Africa Institute receives the news of the passing of Senegalese diplomat Jacques Diouf at the age of 81, […]

IBRAF offers a workshop on post-harvest processing of cassava for young Africans

The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), through the Youth Technical Training Program (YTTP), will provide to young Africans a workshop on post-harvest processing of cassava. The training […]

World Bank and IBRAF discuss cooperative actions between the organizations

In Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, the president of the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), João Bosco Monte, met with representatives of the World Bank under the leadership of […]

Brazil Africa Institute launches new headquarters in Fortaleza, Brazil

The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) inaugurated this Tuesday (25) its new headquarters in the city of Fortaleza. The event was attended by Ambassador Kenneth Nóbrega, Secretary […]

Opening of the first Americas Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy

The first Americas Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy began this Monday (24) in Fortaleza. The event wants to discuss policies and regulatory milestones needed for […]

IBRAF in the Regional Ministerial Conferences on Green Economy

The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) is one of the partners in the the series of Regional Ministerial Conferences on Green Economy, launched globally as a result of […]

BAF 2019: FAO’s Director General confirmed as speaker

Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva is confirmed as speaker at the Brazil Africa Forum 2019, to […]