The scientist and activist authored important text books and still lobbies actively for organic cultivation today at the age of Deeply moved, Ana Primavesi expressed her gratitude for receiving the award and stressed the importance of organic cultivation for the preservation of soil fertility and for agriculture in general as well as for the protection of food security. The award would inspire her to dedicate herself whole-heartedly to organic agriculture also in the future. Nacianceno M. Pacalioga Jr.
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The agricultural engineer Ana Maria Primavesi, a global leader in agroecology and a pioneer of the area in Brazil, died this Sunday, Jan. The hundred years of the researcher, born on Oct. Primavesi defended the understanding of the soil as a living organism and was responsible for advances in the study of the ecological management of the soil. It is the base of our life. We must fight for land, fight for the plants, fight for agriculture, because if we do not live within agriculture, we will no longer exist.
Primavesi was born and raised in Austria, where she first learned about the issue with her parents who were agriculturalists. She was persecuted by the Nazis, and was imprisoned in a concentration camp during the Second World War. In the s, she came to Brazil where she began her academic career and her militant organizing. In Brazil, Primavesi was a professor at the Federal University of Santa Maria, where she helped organize the first post-graduate course in organic agriculture.
In an interview with Brasil de Fato in , Carin Primavesi Silveira, the daughter of the author, spoke about the resistance of her mother throughout history to challenge the logic of capital in agriculture. She was attacked a lot. Now, what has happened? The evidence is what nature is showing, because people cannot be against nature, we depend on it. She will always be with us. Go with peace and the MST will continue to defend your legacy, taking care of our land.
Trajectory Primavesi was born and raised in Austria, where she first learned about the issue with her parents who were agriculturalists.
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Born on a large farm in an Austrian village in ,   Annemarie Conrad fell in love with nature, inspired by her father. She studied at the Faculty of Natural Resources and Life Sciences of the University of Vienna , where she was one of only three women in her class. While at school, she met fellow agronomy student Artur von Primavesi, who was of German origin who she married in Ana Primavesi was a pioneer in soil preservation and the recovery of degraded areas in the tropics.
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