The AIC has launched a consultation on its draft sustainability standard, pillar 1– deforestation and land conversion –with members of the trade group and industry stakeholders encouraged to respond by the October 4 deadline.
A new tool assesses deforestation and conversion of native vegetation at the farm level for soy production areas in the Cerrado, Brazil. It also includes Brazilian Forest Code related indicators and other compliance checks.
A report by Mighty Earth, in partnership with Repórter Brasil and Instituto Centro de Vida (ICV), links US soy trader, Bunge, to the equivalent of 15,897 soccer fields of recent deforestation in the threatened Cerrado savannah in Brazil.
US based ingredient provider, Benson Hill, has a deep understanding of where the challenges lie for the aquaculture industry, from reducing the impacts of climate change to improving climate resiliency, says an executive.
As the world’s demand for plant oils and protein continues to increase and outstrip production at an unprecedented pace, yield alone will no longer be sufficient to sustainably meet that demand, innovation to increase protein levels in plants and develop...
After a turbulent 2022, with significant geopolitical tensions and high input costs, Alexander Döring, secretary general, European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC), looks at what might be in store for the industry in 2023.
SIM says the Responsible Commodities Facility (RCF), a new system of financial incentives for farmers in Brazil who commit to deforestation- and conversion-free (DCF) soy cultivation, is progressing as scheduled.
Limiting livestock numbers and eliminating cereals and oilseeds from animal diets are 'the wrong place to start' with rethinking the UK’s approach to feed, says the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Research findings from the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) and CDP show that companies cannot afford any more delay in tackling deforestation across supply chains, with forest-related risks identified at almost US$80bn.
Greenpeace Netherlands said that, during a period of 18 hours, over 60 activists from all over Europe, volunteering with the NGO, were able to block a mega-ship arriving in the Netherlands with 60 million kilos of soy from Brazil.
Canadian farmers are expected to plant more wheat, corn, soybeans, and oats in 2022, while the area seeded to canola and barley is anticipated to decrease compared with 2021, according to a new report.
Commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), has committed to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation of high conservation value for agricultural purposes from all its supply chains by December 2025.
A new mechanism has been developed, the Responsible Commodities Facility (RCF), with the goal of protecting vast tracts of native Cerrado vegetation in Brazil, reducing CO2 emissions and protecting biodiversity.
The promise, made in a joint statement issued late on Monday at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, was backed by the leaders of countries including Brazil, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.