SVI endorses the call on companies to cut deforestation-related risks in global soybean supply chains

Since the late-2000s, agricultural expansion in Latin America has been supported through land clearing in Brazil’s Cerrado. Roughly 50 percent of Cerrado vegetation has been converted to agriculture and pastures with a rapid spread of deforestation and land conversion due to soy and other commodities. The industry’s expansion comes at a…

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