How to combine food production with reforestation – BBC News

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Ernst Gotsch, a Swiss biologist who emigrated to Brazil is pioneering a new way of agriculture in Brazil’s semi-arid regions.

Syntropic agriculture increases, rather than decreases, biodiversity and wildlife by mirroring the local ecosystem. Instead of having just one species dominating a landscape a variety of plants grow in one area which keeps nutrients and water in the soil instead of stripping them out.

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In This Story: Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.

Its Amazon basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. Brazil is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country.

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