Roberto Rodrigues on Brazilian agribusiness energy model

Roberto Rodrigues, former minister of Agriculture of Brazil and current coordinator of the Agribusiness Center at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) talks about exporting ethanol to different countries: the biggest importer being Asia.

Besides just making ethanol Brazil understands the legislation and technology of ethanol and would like to work with the United States. Off tape we also talked about Brazil’s need for the technology of wind mills.

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