Given the troubled history of commodity soybean production in Latin America, this has raised alarm bells for peasant farmers and those that believe in a more equitable and sustainable food system rooted in agroecology. Whilst there has been a focus on marketing the sustainability of these plans, many of the same powerful actors are involved; they are forwarding a storyline of efficiency and productivity that has underpinned the unsustainable industrial food system. This is troubling for the peasant farmers of soybean-targeted regions striving for food sovereignty.

 

This report aims to articulate the worries that peasant communities and civil society have regarding the current plans, and sets out an alternative pathway to resolve the plant protein issue in a truly sustainable and equitable manner.

 

Read the full report here