Cattle Suppliers Series Episode 4: Cattle Ranching on Indigenous Land: How to tackle land regularisation?
The fourth episode focuses on the legal impossibility of regulating indigenous land. Land conflicts in indigenous territories have increased in recent years as has the vulnerability of these peoples. The video talks about the importance of monitoring and control mechanisms to block the purchase of cattle from overlapping areas. Ana Paula Valdiones, coordinator of the Environmental Transparency Program of the Centro de Vida Institute (ICV) opens the video with the help of others, such as Erich Masson, prosecutor of the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office in Mato Grosso.
Protocol for the Monitoring of Cattle Suppliers in the Amazon is available on the website
After official approval by the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MPF), the protocol coordinated by Imaflora defines the parameters and details the rules for the auditing of suppliers and cattle purchases.
The Accountability Framework completes two years and continues to drive actions for deforestation-free chains in the Amazon and Cerrado regions
Imaflora was inspired by the initiative's criteria when creating the Beef on Track and Soy on Track programs, which work towards compliance with sector agreements in the beef and soy chains
Technical Document - Beef Cattle Productivity Index in the Brazilian Amazon (in Portuguese)
This document is a summary of the result of the first stage of the partnership between the Fundação de Estudos Agrários Luiz de Queiroz (Fealq) and the Institute of Forest and Agricultural Management and Certification (IMAFLORA), aiming at building the Productivity Index of the beef cattle in the Brazilian Amazon.