Looking ahead, Brazil’s farmers take up reforestation
"Can you imagine all this in 10 years? It's going to be beautiful."
- Darci Eichelt, local 'converted' farmer
For nearly 20 years, Luiz Alberto Bortolini cleared trees and planted soybeans as fast as he could, one of many pioneers who turned this barren outpost into prosperous farmland.
Now, he and hundreds of other successful farmers are replanting trees as part of an ambitious initiative to reduce deforestation.