LAND CONFLICTS IN THE WAKE OF FIRE

The agribusiness chain uses fire in a way that is directly or indirectly associated with deforestation and land grabbing, to promote and consolidate the expansion of the agricultural frontier. The forest fires they set in this process cause environmental devastation and, at the same time, are used as weapons to threaten and expel peoples and communities from their territories of life.

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The Kadiwéu territory and the fires

The territory comprising the Kadiwéu Indigenous Land is located in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul (MS), in the municipality of Porto Murtinho, 60 km from the town of…

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