Last week to register in the RTRS Virtual Field Trip!
December 7th | 9 to 10.30 ART / 1pm to 2:30 pm CET
We invite you to take part in the first virtual field trip, an innovative experience where we will visit RTRS certified soybean producing farms in Paraguay, online through Zoom platform.
We will virtually visit the RTRS certified fields of Kimex SRL and PAYCO SA for 1 hour 40 minutes. They are located in Itapúa and Caaguazú respectively, and we will be guided by members of their staff who are leading the sustainable soybean production process.
Whether you are at home or at the office, this is what we propose:
- Learn about part of the RTRS certification process through first-hand experiences of farm managers and members of the staff in charge of soybean production.
- Identify the different agricultural practices undertaken to ensure that soybean planting and harvesting are carried out in a sustaineable way, monitoring and protecting both the soil and the environment.
- Learn more about the socio-productive projects that both certified producers are conducting, and their impact on local communities.
- Acknowledge the range of activities that producers get involved in to secure the preservation and protection of the region´s forests and its biodiversity.
Become part of this virtual experience. Register here.
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About certified producers in Paraguay
Kimex SRL is an agricultural producer whose mission is to develop agriculture and agrobusiness in order to be economically competitive and socially responsible. They intend to become a benchmark in the market by creating and adding value to their products adopting environmentally and community friendly practices. The company has certified a total of 6,461 hectares and 19,332 tons of RTRS soybeans since 2019 approximately. In March 2021 Kimex joined in as a member of the Association under the commitment to contribute to making soybean value chain more responsible.
Paraguay Agricultural Corporation SA, better known as PAYCO, is an agricultural, livestock and forestry company engaged in social and environmental responsibility, aiming to achieve excellence and transparency in its management through innovation and quality of its products. The company carries out productive activities covering 130,097 hectares. Since 2016, roughly 6,531 hectares and 19,832 tons of RTRS soybeans have been certified.