Fornecedora da Cargill, a SLC Agrícola desmatou, em 2020, mais de 5 mil hectares de Cerrado para cultivar soja em Formosa do Rio Preto (BA). A trader estrangeira, maior empresa privada dos EUA, comprometeu-se a barrar a prática em suas cadeias produtivas;
&Green Fund, with backing from the Norwegian government and Unilever, makes its first investment in a Brazilian farming company that grows soybeans and grains and raises cattle on 50,000 hectares in Mato Grosso.
Weather challenges in the region, called Matopiba after the first two letters of Maranhao, Tocantins, Piaui and Bahia states, shouldn’t have flabbergasted farmers and investors. What’s been surprising is the voracious appetite for planting there.
SLC Agricola, one of Brazil's largest soybean producers with cotton, corn and coffee operations, will have a 50.1 percent participation in the venture that will start operations in the northern frontier agricultural state of Bahia.