Integrated sourcing from smallholder livestock producers

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Integrated sourcing from smallholder livestock producers
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Food and Beverage
Food and Agriculture
Business Model Description

Integrated sourcing from smallholder livestock producers Scale-up the integration and intensification of smallholder / cooperative livestock farming through supply chain structures that provide services such as training, access to inputs, finance and shared processing facilities to farmers

Expected Impact

Integrate farmers into large-scale agricultural value chains, improve productivity and reduce the deforestation caused by meat production

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
10% - 15% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
One third of Brazil's cattle hers is found in the Amazon biome
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
< USD 500,000
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Zero Hunger (SDG 2) No Poverty (SDG 1) Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) Gender Equality (SDG 5)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2019, 2) RVTV, 2019, 3) Estado de Minas, 2018,,1004516/agronegocio-ganha-forca-no-governo-bolsonaro.shtml 4) Notícias Agrícolas, 2019, 5) Notícias Agrícolas, 2019, 6) PwC, 2013, 7) Dalberg interviews, 2019 8) Forest Declaration, 2017, 9) Chain Reaction Research, 2018,
IOA Sources
  • 10) Sustainability, 2018, 11) Dalberg interviews, 2019 12) World Bank, 2017, 13) Sustainability, 2017, 14) RVTV, 2019, 15) Estado de Minas, 2018,,1004516/agronegocio-ganha-forca-no-governo-bolsonaro.shtml 16) Globo, 2019, 17) Ministério da Agricultura, 2019, 18) Portal da Cidade, 2019, 19) Notícias Agrícolas, 2019, 20) Notícias Agrícolas, 2019, 21) Senado Notícias, 2019, 22) BNDES, 2019, 23) Scientific Reports, 2018, 24) Abiec, 25) SDG Tracker, 2021. 26) Vox Lacea, 2016. 27) Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce INC, 2018. 28) Kaeté Investimentos, 2015.