Farmers tell how they comply with the Brazilian labour legislation categories: Social, Transparency, Videos
According to a report published by the Fundecitrus (Fund for Citrus Plant Protection), more than 7 thousand farmers grow oranges in the Citrus Belt of São Paulo and Minas Gerais. Most of them, small farmer, and many of them, running family businesses for generations. In order to guarantee that their activities are economically viable and sustainable, they need to be aware of the need to fulfill the requirements of the Brazilian labour law, one of the strictest in the world. This is a labour-intensive activity, considering that picking of the oranges is manual and involves hiring many pickers.