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Audio feature: on the frontline of deforestation in the Amazon

Lessons from Brazil could have wider implications for global food production

This is the first audio feature for a series of FT Special Reports on sustainable food and agriculture. In this episode, author Fred Pearce talks to our markets reporter Anna Gross about deforestation in the Amazon rainforest and how that impacts farming. They explore how the lessons learned in Brazil could have wider implications for future global food production and agriculture.

Produced by Howard Shannon and Breen Turner

This article is part of an FT special report on Sustainable Food and Agriculture

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