Practicing and promoting sustainability in agribusiness is a value that is inherent to the activities of Agrária, its members and employees.
Among the main initiatives focused on the economic, social and environmental sustainability of our members' business is the "PAGR".
FAPA's research, focused on the best management practices and on reducing environmental impacts
Member of the international platform for the discussion and determination of guidelines on sustainable agricultural practices, the SAI Platform (Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform)
3 rd Rally for Soil and Water Use and Conservation
- 130 participants / 40 teams
Distance covered: + 170 km
- Dissemination of good conservation practices
The diversification of our members' activities is one of the ways to add value and optimize production, without the need to acquire additional areas.
DAIRY CATTLE: 7 members send their production to the Milk Pool, comprising the Castrolanda, Frísia and Capal cooperatives.
HOGS: the inter-cooperation industry, under the Alegra brand name, receives hogs from our members.
The technical assistance group responsible for the production of vegetables comprised 15 members in 2018.
The farmland acquisition project continued to grow in 2018, allocating land to cooperative members.
Fourth phase of the project:
Preventive actions for oral health:
Obligatory Occupational Examinations (Ministry of Labor Regulation NR7):
1.705 examinations effected
The Swabian Brazilian Cultural Foundation is engaged in the preservation and dissemination of the Danube Swabian culture.
The following are maintained by the Foundation:
The number of visitors to the Entre Rios Historical Museum, whose objects and documents bring to mind the Danube Swabians' three-century history, beat all records in 2018.
Total number of visitors
(cooperative members, employees, customers, authorities, students, teachers and tourists)
This institution, maintained by Agrária, celebrated both its 50 th anniversary and its significant results, with the whole community.
Total number of students:
Middle school: 9
Agricultural technicians: 53
Investments made by Agrária
R$ 4,21 million
Once again, the Semmelweis Foundation enjoyed the support of the community for the hospital.
Medical consultations and outpatients attended:
Agrária's Financial Support:
R$ 1.73 million
Donations made by the community and associates:
Cooperativa Agrária's commitment to the environment is shown both by focused actions and by our own conscientious use of the resources available.
AENVIRONMENTAL ACTIONS IN INDUSTRIAL UNITS
Linking environmental themes to Strategic Planning
Preparation of management actions concerning natural resources in relation to guidelines for the new strategic cycle
Energy and Water Conservation Committee (CCEA):
- Now composed of representatives of all industrial and operational areas, besides technical specialists
- Optimization of the committee?s actions
Emergency brigade prepared to deal with environmental incidents
Renewable sources comprise Agrária's energy matrix
Salto Curucaca Hydroelectric Plant, in partnership with the company Santa Maria Papel e Celulose
Agrária's efforts to promote sustainable production include the reforestation of approximately 4,500 ha, creating biomass to generate power to be used in its industries.
The Cooperative's forestry sector also has 6,500 ha of preserved native forest.
In 2018, 106,552 tons of wood were harvested in our own forest areas, and 57,160 tons were harvested by the Forestry Unit in third-party areas (Forestry Biomass Project).
Of the total amount in 2018, 229 hectares refer to reforestation in leased areas (Forestry Biomass Project).