EMBRAPA Company Profile

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Since its inception, on April 26, 1973, Embrapa has generated and recommended more than nine thousand technologies for Brazilian agriculture, reduced production costs and helped Brazil to improve food security whilst, conserving natural resources and the environment and diminishing external dependence on technologies, basic products and genetic materials.

Networking through 42 Research Centers, 5 Service Centers and 13 Central Divisions, Embrapa is present in all biomes of the country. There are 9,657 employees in Embrapa, of which 2,389 are researchers, 18% with master's degrees,74% with doctoral degrees and 7% as post doctorates. Embrapa coordinates the National Agricultural Research System, which includes the State Organizations of Agricultural Research, universities and research institutes of federal or state level, as well as other public and private organizations, directly or indirectly related to agriculture research.
Embrapa maintains projects in International Cooperation in order to perfect knowledge of technical and scientific activities and also shares knowledge and technology with other countries.


Parque Estação Biológica - PqEB s/n°.
Brasília, DF
CEP 70770-901


Phone: (61) 3448-4433
Fax: (61) 3448-4890

News Articles [1 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Brazilian Research Leader Embrapa Taps Benson Hill Biosystems Genome Editing Capabilities to ...

Embrapa is a research, development and innovation corporation under the Brazilian Government committed to the advancement of a healthy food supply and conservation of natural Read more...

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Genetic diversity of Saccharum complex using ISSR markers.

Sugarcane (Saccharum sp, Poaceae) is native to Southeast Asia, and due to growing demand as raw material, its cultivation recently expanded to new frontiers. The genetic diversity analysis is essentia...

Comparison of Grain Proteome Profiles of Four Brazilian Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Cultivars.

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is a source of proteins for about one billion people worldwide. In Brazil, 'BRS Sublime', 'BRS Vereda', 'BRS Esteio' and 'BRS Estilo' cultivars were developed by Em...

Genetic diversity of high performance cultivars of upland and irrigated Brazilian rice.

The objective of this study was to analyze the diversity and discrimination of high-performance Brazilian rice cultivars using microsatellite markers. Twenty-nine rice cultivars belonging to EMBRAPA A...

Diallel analysis for technological traits in upland cotton.

Final cotton quality is of great importance, and it depends on intrinsic and extrinsic fiber characteristics. The objective of this study was to estimate general (GCA) and specific (SCA) combining abi...

Phenotypic and molecular characterization of sweet sorghum accessions for bioenergy production.

Sweet sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] is a type of cultivated sorghum characterized by the accumulation of high levels of sugar in the stems and high biomass accumulation, making this crop an im...

Clinical Trials [1 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Resistant Starch Supplementation Effects on the Intestinal Tract Profile and Cardiovascular Markers in Renal Patients

The objective of this study is to assess whether supplementation with resistant starch from the rice-flour coffee developed by EMBRAPA, as well as from an already industrialized product (H...

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Since its inception, on April 26, 1973, Embrapa has generated and recommended more than nine thousand technologies for Brazilian agriculture, reduced production costs and helped Brazil to improve fo...

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