South America is a continent of surprises with spectacular scenery, vibrant culture and cosmopolitan cities. If you are interested in beef production, then you will be fascinated by the differences between Australia and the countries of Brazil and Paraguay. This tour will visit feedlots, farms, abattoirs and cattle ranches from Sao Paulo, through Campo Grande to Asuncion. Visits will also include EMPRAPA Cattle to learn about their research and links into the agricultural sector, as well as the University of São Paulo’s Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering. This is a short, fact-finding tour that offers an outstanding and comprehensive educational experience.
– Briefings with EMBRAPA Cattle, a leading livestock research organisation in Brazil
– Visits to feedlots, farms, abattoirs and cattle ranches in both Brazil and Paraguay
– Meeting with the University of Sao Paolo’s Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering
– Photo safari in the spectacular Pantanal tropical wetlands region