For Media

Hotels for Press
Accommodation levels in Rio de Janeiro are anticipated to be at full occupancy during the conference. While it is not the responsibility of the United Nations to procure accommodation for the media, it should be noted that the Brazilian national organizing committee for Rio+20 has committed to blocking a minimum of 500 hotel rooms in Rio de Janeiro for media covering the conference. Costs must be covered by the media. For more details, visit: http://www.rio20.gov.br For information regarding room availability please contact: Terramar Travel Agency

Emails: reservas2@terramar.tur.br or reservas4@terramar.tur.br or reservas8@terramar.tur.br

Tel: (+55+21) 35120067 or (+55+11) 30142042 or (+55+19) 35145600

Media representatives must present their approval letter and copy rio20.hoteis@itamaraty.gov.br when requesting their accommodations.

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Brazilian Ag Organisation speaks about Environment and Farming
In this interview with Farming First, Muni Lourenšo Silva J˙nior, President of Agricultural Federation of Amazonas (FAEA), discusses how Brazilian farmers see this moment as an opportunity for increasing production without environmental degradation.

CNA is developing the Biomas Project with the Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research (EMBRAPA) to further food production while maintaining forestry heritage.

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