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How Brazil's sustainable cattle schemes could beef up to conserve forests and sustainable rural livelihoodsClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Cattle ranching is the largest driver of Brazilian deforestation, a relevant emitter of greenhousegases, and an important source of local livelihoods. In response, many initiatives attempt to render Brazil’s beef production more environmentally and socially sustainable.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Sustainability, traceability, and branding for final consumers have been a component of market development of coffee for two decades in Brazil, but only just started in the beef sector. Sustainability initiatives for coffee have enjoyed high price premiums and support from cooperatives to make this possible. Efforts in the cattle and beef sector are more recent and still in a pilot phase.