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Why soy?

Rice feeds half of the world’s population on a daily basis, but it is also an essential driver of global warming. It constitutes around 2.5% of all global human-induced GHG emissions, so its climate footprint is comparable to that of international aviation. 

The demand for rice is projected to increase by 70% over the next 30 years.
Women farmers contribute up to 80% of farm about but remain systemically excluded.
Rice farming is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts, while also generating 10% of global man-made methane emissions.
Rice cultivation uses 30-40% of the world’s fresh water and accounts for 15% of global fertiliser use.

What are the challenges?

According to Climate Home News, rice production is estimated to be responsible for 12% of total methane global emissions, mainly due to its anaerobic decomposition during its production processes. Farmers in Java, Indonesia typically use more than 1,400 litres of water to produce just 1kg of rice. Due to this immense water use, freshwater availability for human consumption, aquatic ecosystems and other uses is vastly reduced, contributing to increasing water conflicts. Hence, its production comes with a high price for the climate and environment. Yet entire regions depend highly on this staple food, and so does Indonesia, where rice is crucial for the country’s kitchen, culture and economy. 


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farmers, workers and land managers are assured that their well-being, human rights and cultural heritage are protected.


32.6 million

hectares of land where nature and environment are protected from degradation and conversion through use of sustainability standards.



tonnes of CO2 emissions have been reduced, thus lowering the climate impact.

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