Technical Report: Needs and challenges for Traceability by Brazilian Tanneries
Publication shows the outcome of the third stage of Beef on Track - Leather Value Chain Action. The overall objective of this line of action is to increase the use of Leather Platforms to include criteria regarding Monitoring and Verification of the Accountability Framework Initiative (AFi) in their certification processes. Beef on Track, January 2021.
Click here to access the document: https://www.beefontrack.org/public/media/arquivos/1623332120-technical_report_needs_and_challenges_for_traceability_by_brazilian_tanneries_beefontrack_january2021.pdf
Cattle Suppliers Series Episode 3: Cattle Ranching in Protected Areas: how to tackle land regularisation?
The third episode talks about how to address this issue in protected areas and the governance needed to come up with solutions.
The leather industry shows potential to increase traceability
According to the Brazilian Association of Beef Exporters (Abiec), 39.5 million head of cattle were slaughtered in 2020.
O Globo: With cattle burps as the main source of methane, cattle-ranching is key for Brazil to reduce emissions
Article discusses the obstacles and changes needed for the country to achieve the global target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.