Ministry of Agrarian Development
Ministério do Desenvolvimento Agrário, MDA
The Ministry of Agrarian Development was created in 1999, in order to establish a land reform and to promote a sustainable development of agriculture.
The following research institutes are directly linked to the MDA:
- Nuclues of Agrarian Studies and Rural Development (Núcleo de Estudos Agrários e Desenvolvimento Rural, NEAD)
- National Institute of Colonization and Agrarian Reform (Instituto Nacional de Reforma Agrária, Incra)