21 Aug '11, 11pm

Cargill Expands "Responsible Soy" Project To Protect Rainforest | Care2 Causes

Cargill Expands "Responsible Soy" Project To Protect Rainforest | Care2 Causes

In an effort to protect critical areas of the Amazon and help Brazilian farmers grow soy more sustainably, Cargill has joined forces with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to expand its Responsible Soy project. The conservation rules in the Amazon are some of the strictest in the world, reads the project website. Under the Brazilian Forest Code farmers must preserve forest on 80 percent of their land – even if it was cleared many decades before. Poorly defined property rights and a lack of government resources have meant it has been difficult to enforce. Started in 2004, the joint effort has already helped 383 farmers get evaluated by for compliance with conservation laws and have official environmental registration with the state government . Cargill only purchases from those farms that have obtained a CAR (Rural Environmental Registry certification). With Cargill’s latest $3 ...

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