Taking Tropical Deforestation out of Commodity Supply Chains

Many globally traded agriculture products have become indispensable fixtures in the human food chain; making their way into a vast array of foods and goods consumed by billions of people around the world. They represent a significant part of the global commodities trade and have become dominant economic forces in many national and local economies. The environmental footprint of these products in the quest to feed a growing population and meet the aspiration of a rising global middle class has been nothing short of dramatic.

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 8
Date of Publication: Monday, December 1, 2014

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