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Society and the Environment

This measures social and environmental impacts for which economic impact estimates are not available, as well as cultivars whose economic impacts are listed in the previous table. The qualitative methodologies Ambitec-Social and Ambitec-Agro were used. Besides the economic impact, the table includes the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and social and environmental impact indices of the technologies, which can range from -15 to +15, obtained in accordance with the perception of a sample of producers that adopted each technology.

Technologies Embrapa Units Year of adoption Social Impact  Environmental Impact  IRR  %
Green manure with black oats in mountain farming Agrobiology 2011 na 6.66 na
Use of nitrogen-fixing forest leguminous in recovery of degraded areas Agrobiology 1992 na na 7.35
100% plant compost Agrobiology 2014 5.29 5.73 na
Adding value to sweet potato crops in Rio de Janeiro state by introducing the Beauregard biofortified variety Food Agroindustry 2013 na 2.04 na
Consortium of green manures with maize culture in indigenous communities of Mato Grosso do Sul Western Agriculture 2012 1.53 1.35 na
BRS Esmeralda upland rice cultivar Rice and Beans 2013 0.38 0.03 28
BRS Estilo carioca type bean cultivar Rice and Beans 2010 0.30 0.38 43
BRS Esteio commercial black bean cultivar Rice and Beans 2014 0.36 0.21 na
BRS Pampa irrigated rice cultivar Temperate Agriculture 2012 na na 82
Technological innovations for the production system of pupunha and the palm heart's agri-food industry in the coast of Parana state Florestry 2000 7.27 1.56 72.9
Biodigester septic tank Instrumentation 2001 1.56 0.23 na
Electrostatic pneumatic spray nozzle to increase the efficiency of agrochemical application Environment 2015 1.89 1.69 na
Embrapa Sisteminha: integrated food production Mid-North 2013 2.15 0.68 na
BRS Tumucumaque cowpea cultivar Mid-North 2014 0.14 -0.01 na
BRS 310 hybrid grain sorghum seed Maize and Sorghum 2005 na 1 35.42
BRS 1010 hybrid maize seed Maize and Sorghum 2003 na 0.44 38.13
Mini dams for the containment of surface rain water Maize and Sorghum 1996 3.86 1.48 na
Sara: Software for analysis of risk of parasitic and anthelmintics resistance in sheepsos Southeast Livestock 2014 1.05 1.49 na
Biodiversity and ecological transition of family farmers Genetic Resources and Biotechnology 2010 2.96 1.98 na
Pollinators of cotton in Brazil Genetic Resources and Biotechnology 2011 0.53 1.44 na
BRS Tracaja soybean cultivar Roraima 2004 1.31 0.69 18.67
Cowpea production system with BNF adoption in Roraima croplands Roraima 2006 0.76 -0.42 20.3
Agroforestry systems (SAF) Roraima 2015 1.55 -0.46 na
BRS 284 soybean cultivar Soybeans 2010 1.84 1.08 23.67
BRS 360RR soybean cultivar Soybeans 2013 1.85 1.09 na
BRS Parrudo wheat cultivar Wheat 2013 0.16 0.19 6.37

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