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)

Website:  Ministério do Desenvolvimento Agrário