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Tag: environment Brazil

  • Thursday, November 1st 2018 - 06:56 UTC

    Brazilian ministers object Bolsonaro's plans to merge Agriculture and Environment

    Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said the move would cause losses to Brazil's farm trade as EU countries, have pushed Brazil to protect the environment

    Brazil’s environment and agriculture ministers on Wednesday criticized President-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s plans to merge their departments, saying it would hurt the country’s agenda on both fronts. Bolsonaro has pledged to roughly halve the number of existing ministries in an effort to reduce bureaucracy and government bloat. He also vowed to merge the planning, finance and industry ministries into one super ministry.