SAO PAULO, Might 4 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Agriculture Minister Marcos Montes stated on Wednesday that the world is about to face a meals disaster and the nation will probably be more and more liable for supplying each home and overseas markets with meals.
The South American agriculture powerhouse is among the world’s largest producers and exporters of merchandise equivalent to soybean, corn, sugar, espresso and meat.
“Unfortunately, I have no doubt that we will face a global food crisis. And Brazil will have the responsibility of feeding both its people and the world,” Montes stated throughout an occasion.
Reporting by Leticia Fucuchima; Writing by Gabriel Araujo