Dr. Rattan Lal at the 78a SOEA and CONFEA Conference in Brazil

Dr. Lal at the 78a SOEA Conference for CONFEA

Dr. Lal was delighted to receive an invitation to speak at the 78a SOEA Conference: Official Week of Engineering and Agriculture with CONFEA/CREA (Federal Council of Engineering and Agronomy) in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on August 10, 2023. His presentation titled Carbon Sequestration – Enabling Brazilian Agriculture to Foster Global Sustainability resonated deeply with the 5000-strong audience in attendance. During his talk, Dr. Lal praised Brazil's remarkable feat of becoming the world's leading food exporter. He urged Brazil to replicate the transformative "Cerrado Miracle" as a model across other savannahs, such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, offering these regions the opportunity to emulate Brazil's success and extend its prosperity worldwide. His lecture may be accessed at YouTube here (starts at 43:19).