Chapter V. RESOURCES AND MASTERPLAN FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF AGRICULTURE IN THE SADA ZONE VOLUME V . PROPOSED VALUE CHAINS AND TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO

This chapter discusses themes which involve technologies developed and validated for agriculture in tropical climate, known as good agricultural practices (GAP), but more recently, many of these technologies have been included in the portfolio of climate-smart agriculture practices, once, by delivering better results in sustainable land and water management, they also provide many of the benefits expected in dealing with climate change, climate change adaptation and resilience. Most of the these technologies were created as a consequence of the emergence of the ”Green Revolution”, initiated during the 1960s in the United States, adapted to the conditions of the temperate climate. The development of the agriculture technologies for the tropics provide great opportunities for the production of food in regions with similar climatic-edaphic conditions as those of Brazil, and in this context it has and will continue to contribute significantly to food security.