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Toward Agricultural Resilience: Analyzing Brazil's National Fertilizer Plan

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This study aimed to analyze the National Fertilizer Plan presented by the Brazilian government, with the goal of developing and expanding the sector, given the prominent role of the country as a significant food producer, facing significant challenges in this domain. The research was conducted through bibliographic reviews and a qualitative approach to the subject. The results indicate that, due to the current scenario in the fertilizer sector in Brazil, a policy of this magnitude is not only timely but also crucial. The plan is based on important guidelines such as modernizing the sector, investing in the fertilizer chain, promoting competitiveness for Brazilian products, robustly investing in science, technology, and development, and improving the logistics environment for the fertilizer chain. Additionally, it is noteworthy that the presented plan exhibits robustness by conscientiously addressing environmental sustainability. It aspires not only to modernize the Brazilian fertilizer industry but also to expand domestic production, accompanied by substantial investments in research, development, and innovation. The plan outlines goals and actions to be implemented by 2050; however, it is imperative that these objectives be closely monitored and periodically reviewed to ensure the success of the initiative. In summary, it can be asserted that the National Fertilizer Plan represents a significant step toward a more resilient, sustainable, and productive Brazilian agriculture.

DOI 10.11648/j.stpp.20240801.12
Published in Science, Technology & Public Policy (Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2024)
Page(s) 9-14
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