Exploring Brazilian soy supply chains for the Amsterdam Declarations’ signatories

Publication / 27 Jun 2018

Brazilian soy constitutes an important part of the overall deforestation footprint linked to agricultural imports of European countries. Per ton of imported soy, these countries have been exposed to a higher deforestation risk than China. To date, the complexity of supply chains has made it difficult to monitor and address this issue. Using a new approach, Trase makes it possible to identify the origin and the quantities of soy traded in the supply chain to show where the risks lie – critical information for the countries that have signed the Amsterdam Declarations for deforestation-free trade.

This brief was first published on trase.earth.

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