Production of by-products of the Paraguayan coconut or mbocayá


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Production of by-products of the Paraguayan coconut or mbocayá
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.
Renewable Resources and Alternative Energy
Forestry and Paper
Business Model Description

Invest in the production of Paraguayan or mbocayá coconut by-products for national demand or export from:> Reforested plantations of mbocayá> Purchase of mbocayá from small producers and / or indigenous people By-products can include: biomass, oils, food for human consumption, animal feed, cosmetics, soaps, organic fertilizers, factory fuels, sanitary products

Expected Impact

Increasing the use of sustainably sourced inputs,benefiting the environment and indigenous people in the production chain

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.
Medium Term (5–10 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.
USD 100 million - USD 1 billion
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Zero Hunger (SDG 2)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
No Poverty (SDG 1) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) Life on Land (SDG 15)
Sector Sources
  • (I) (PY33. Política Energética del Paraguay, 2016) (II) (Jorge Méndez Rheineck et al., 2017) (III) (Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, 2013) (IV) (Christian Belt et al., 2011) (V) (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
IOA Sources
  • (1) (Sady Salinas, 2019) (2) (Agencia EFE, 2017) (3) (ABC Color, 2016) (4) (Centro de Documentación y Estudios, s. f.) (5) (Gabriela Delvalle Agüero, 2019) (6) (Daniela Haupenthal, 2019) (7) (Daniela Collares, 2019) (8) (Ley N° 4309 | Fomenta la forestacion y reforestacion con cocotero o mbokaja, 2011) (9) (Carlos A. Orozco, 2013) (10) (Paul Borsy et al., 2013) (11) (Gobierno Nacional, 2014) (12) (FAO, 2018) (13) (Hoy, 2020) (14) (Instituto Forestal Nacional, 2013) (15) (Eduardo Viedma, 2017) (16) (Ministerio Público, s. f.) (17) (MADES- Leyes, s.f.) (18) (Ley N°81 que establece la estructura orgánica y funcional del ministerio de agricultura y ganadería, 1992) (19) (Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo – BID, s. f.) (20) (REDIEX & Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019) (21) (Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019) (22) (Clara de Iturbe & Verónica Serafina, 2020) (23) (ABC Color, 2017) (24) (Gregory Frey, 2007) (25) (Secretaria Técnica de Planificación, 2020) (26) (Christian Belt et al., 2011) (27) (Cambridge University Press, 2020) (28) (Aldo Benítez, 2020) (29) (José Miguel Muñoz, 2013) (30) (Unidad Técnica de Estudios para la Industria, 2008) (31) (España, Importación, Exportación e Inversiones, 2018) (32) (Alltech, 2019) (33) (Infonegocios, 2020) (34) (ProColombia, 2014) (35) (María Elena Ayala, 2015)