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Sustainability Indicators in Practice by Dorice Agol, Agnieszka Latawiec

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9 Sustainability Indicators In Brazilian Cattle Ranching

Agnieszka E Latawiec, Bernardo BN Strassburg, Kemel Kalif, Felipe Barros, Rafael Feltran Barbieri, Helena Alves-Pinto, Márcio Cordeiro Rangel

9.1 Introduction

9.1.1 Brazil And Global Food Production

Brazil is one of the largest agricultural producers worldwide and agriculture is one of the backbones of the country’s economy representing, in 2013, 22.5% of GDP (Cepea, 2014). Historically known for its sugar cane and coffee plantations, Brazil is nowadays a major producer and exporter of a range of agricultural products: fruits, cereals and meat. Brazil is the world’s largest net exporter and its share in the global food market is 9.7% in volume and 5.8% of the value of the global food market ...

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