Commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves is currently prohibited
BRASILIA, Aug 27 (Reuters) - A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a practice that is currently prohibited.
Following approval by Brazil's Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee, the proposal will now pass to a specially formed committee for consideration. After passing through committee votes, a constitutional amendment must ultimately be approved by supermajorities in both houses of Congress.
(Reporting by Maria Carolina Marcello; Writing by Jake Spring; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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