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Socio-environmental monitoring of the cattle sector in Brazil

Proforest | 2017 | Proforest

As understandings of the social and environmental impact of cattle increase, so do efforts to move towards more responsible cattle supply chains. However, cattle traceability in Brazil remains challenging as cattle might pass through many different farms between birth and slaughter – meaning there are many indirect suppliers.

The latest addition to our range of responsible sourcing and production briefings explores some of the socio-environmental monitoring and traceability tools that exist to to help meat processors to assess cattle suppliers against purchase requirements.