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Date of Publication: December 7
Year of Publication: 2022
Publisher: Stockholm Environment Institute
Trase has launched new supply chain, deforestation, and emissions data for Brazilian soy. The contributing SEI researchers are Trase Director Toby Gardner, Michael Lathuillière, Vivian Ribeiro, Clément Suavet, and Tomás Carvalho.
While the rate of deforestation and land conversion driven by the expansion of soy production in Brazil has slowed, the Amazon and Cerrado continue to be cleared despite zero-deforestation commitments made by soy traders, according to Trase data for 2019-2020. Land clearance in the Pampas grasslands is accelerating to meet the growing demand for soy, including from China.
Explore the new Brazil soy data here.The views and opinions expressed through the MAHB Website are those of the contributing authors and do not necessarily reflect an official position of the MAHB. The MAHB aims to share a range of perspectives and welcomes the discussions that they prompt.