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Title: Análise da competitividade da produção de Soja no sistema de plantio direto no Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul
Authors: Alvim, Maria Isabel da Silva Azevedo
Oliveira Júnior, Lourival Batista de
Authors (Email): Alvim, Maria Isabel da Silva Azevedo (isabel.alvim@ufjf.edu.br)
Oliveira Júnior, Lourival Batista de (lori@fea.ufjf.br)
Keywords: maintainable development
competitive
commercialization.
JEL Codes: Q24
Issue Date: 2005-09-30
Series/Report no.: Volume 43
Number 03
Abstract: The Brazilian agricultural sector, which is undergoing the settlement of new production and trading patterns, faces the challenge of growing in a competitive and sustainable fashion, in order to attend domestic demand while acquiring and holding positions in foreign markets, and by providing quality products and processes with sustainability and competitive prices. To attend the new requirements form a more balanced agriculture, both in ecological and economic terms, it is necessary a practice of producing in a coherent fashion, with the sustainable development. Thus, the purpose of this article is to analyze the profitability of the direct planting system e production process which is more sustainable than the conventional system, in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul using the Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM) technique, which allows a more clear comparison between the two systems. On the basis of the results obtained, one can take note that the direct planting system displayed smaller costs and larger profitability than the conventional system, in additions to being a preserving system that reduces soil losses due to erosion.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/156832
Institution/Association: Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (RESR)>Volume 43, Number 3, September 2005
Total Pages: 24
From Page: 505
To Page: 528
Collections:Volume 43, Number 3, September 2005

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