Brazil indigenous seek to capitalise on agribusiness

In Brazil 13 percent of the Amazon Rainforest is indigenous reserves - off limits to farmers who contribute to deforestation.

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    In Brazil 13 percent of the Amazon Rainforest is indigenous reserves - off limits to farmers who contribute to deforestation.

    President Jair Bolsonaro is controversially set on unlocking more land for economic gain.

    Now, some of the country's indigenous groups say they want a lucrative slice of agribusiness, too.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Novo Campo in Mato Grosso, Brazil.


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