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Brazil’s soy sector: Challenges to a nature-friendly future

New Trase data links Brazil’s soy exports (2019-2020) to their impact on forests, savannahs and grasslands. The data shows the scale of the challenges ahead and reveals opportunities for action.

Trase, Imaflora and guest panelists from The Consumer Goods Forum, the EU Delegation to Brazil and the Soft Commodities Forum will discuss the findings and their implications.

Join our launch event 7 December 10.00 BRT | 13.00 GMT | 14.00 CET to be held in Portuguese and English.

7 December 2022 at 13:00 GMT

ending at 14:00 GMT

United Kingdom and Online

Online, United Kingdom

Harvesting of soybean in Mato Grosso, Brazil.

Harvesting of soybean in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Photo: Herbert Pictures / Getty Images. 

New Trase data traces Brazilian soy exports for 2019 and 2020 from municipalities of cultivation to countries of first import, linking these supply chains to their deforestation exposure, and highlighting where action is most needed. 


  • Tiago Reis
    South America Engagement Lead, Trase/Global Canopy/Imaflora
  • Lisandro Inakake de Souza
    Project Coordinator, Imaflora


  • Deboras Dias
    Senior Manager, Sustainability, The Consumer Goods Forum
  • Laurent Javaudin
    Counsellor, Green Deal diplomacy, EU Delegation to Brazil
  • Lucie Smith
    Senior Manager, Soft Commodities Forum


  • Isabel Garcia-Drigo
    Climate and Emissions, Data Science and Knowledge Management and Advocacy Manager, Imaflora

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Join @TraseEarth @Imaflora & guest panelists from @CGF_The_Forum @UEnoBrasil @wbcsd to discuss key findings and their implications.

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