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Socio-environmental monitoring of the cattle sector in Brazil

Socio-environmental monitoring of the cattle sector in Brazil

23 June 2017

This document is part of a series of briefing notes about responsible sourcing and production.

Categories: Latin America, Cattle

Assessing compliance with the Forest Code: a practical guide

Assessing compliance with the Forest Code: a practical guide

16 March 2017

This guide aims to help companies to verify compliance with the Brazilian Forest Code in their supply chain. It presents accessible compliance tools that can be used without the need to involve legal or environmental specialists.

Categories: Responsible Sourcing & Production, Latin America

Profiles of Palm Oil Company-Smallholder Working Arrangements

Profiles of Palm Oil Company-Smallholder Working Arrangements

30 June 2016

These examples, with pros and cons of each, are intended to inform decisions of palm oil companies and policy makers.

Categories: Smallholders, Latin America, Palm oil

Legal compliance and zero deforestation initiatives Brazil

Legal compliance and zero deforestation initiatives Brazil

30 April 2015

In Brazil various initiatives are dedicated to assessing environmental and other risks associated with commodity production, while a number of other initiatives seek to mitigate those risks. These voluntary initiatives are...

Categories: Responsible Sourcing & Production, Latin America

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

1 October 2014

There are many models of smallholder production, ranging from independent farmers or cooperatives to large-scale schemes funded by governments or the private sector.

The baseline studies listed here review and discuss these...

Categories: Smallholders, Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia

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