Most advanced land reform project to date is still the one presented by João Goulart‘s administration Published on May 4, 2010 A republican and democratic reform necessary in Brazil By Mário August
Nearly 30 years ago, the Movement of Landless Workers (MST) began to organize nationally with a purpose: to promote agrarian reform in Brazil. The years passed, the movement has consolidated, thousands of activists formed settlements, and the focus of the MST has expanded.
1. The History
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