Storage infrastructure for grain value chains

Grain storage

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Storage infrastructure for grain value chains
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

Investment into field-side cold or non-cold sustainable silos used for storing export grains. Silos could be built/owned/operated, or built and leased by experienced operators

Expected Impact

Contribute to agricultural price stability by lowering transportation costs and food waste, increase food security and contribute to the income of the farming population

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.
Brazil has a grain storage capacity deficit of 75 million tonnes
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
USD 1 million - USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Zero Hunger (SDG 2)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) No Poverty (SDG 1) Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12)
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) Sociedade Nacional de Agricultura, 2017, 11) Ministério da Agricultura, 2019, 12) World Bank, 2017, 13) Gepros, 2017, 14) Globo Rural, 2019, 15) Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, 2014, 16) Conab, 2018, 17) African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2016, 18) Aprosoja, 19) Ministério da Agricultura, 2019, 20) Casa Civil, 2000, 21) Banco do Brasil, 2019, 22) Blog Logística, 2015, 23) Conab, 2018, 24) SDG Tracker, 2021. 25) Vox Lacea, 2016. 26) Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce INC, 2018. 27) Presidency of the Republic of Brazil, 2017. 28) KeplerWeber, 2021.