Brazil

Brazil

Brazil is a South American country with a population of 214 million. Fairtrade commodities originating there include coffee, fruit, honey and nuts. There are currently 15,741 farmers organised into 47 Fairtrade certified farmer organisations and 2,908 workers on 11 certified plantations and companies in Brazil.

Operating Environment in the Country

GoodModerateConcernHigh Concern
Standard of Living
Inequality Adjusted Human Development Index (UNDP)
0.754
Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index (UNDP)
0.9%
Number of Poor at 3.65/day (World Bank)
5,3%
Workers Rights
Global Rights Index (ITUC)
5
Working Poverty at 1.90/day Total (ILO)
1.8%
Gender Rights
Gender Inequality Index (UNDP)
94
Working Poverty at 1.90/day Women (ILO)
2.0%
Child Rights
Child Labor (US Department of Labor)
2%
Children in Child Labor (Unicef)
5%
Rural Primary School Completion (Unicef)
92%
Rural Lower Secondary School Completion (Unicef)
74%
Forced Labour
Forced Labor (US Department of Labor)
N/A
Global Slavery Index (Walk Free Foundation)
142
Discrimination
Equal Treatment and Absence of Discrimination (WJP)
0.48
SDG Indicator on Migration Policies (UNDP)
Meets
UN Population of Concern (UNHCR)
463,789
Self-determination
People's Under Threat Index (Minority Rights Group International)
N/A
Legal Security of Indigenous Lands (LandMark)
1.8
Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties Rating (Freedom House)
42
Fragile States Index (Fund for Peace)
73.9
Climate & Forest
Global Climate Risk Index (Germanwatch)
27
Forest Area Change in 2010-2020 as Percentage (FAO)
-0.3%
Forest Area Change in 2010-2020 by Hectares (FAO)
-1496.1
Water & Biodiversity
Land Degradation as Percentage in 2000-2015 (UNDP)
27
Baseline Water Stress (World Resources Institute)
0
People in Water Scarce Areas (World Data Lab)
31%

Map View