Certifications

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

It is understood by "environmental services" to the services offered by nature and directly or indirectly benefit the populations, they are valued and valued in economic terms.

For this purpose, Law N ° 3001 of "Valuation and retribution of environmental services" was created in 2006, which aims to promote the conservation, protection, recovery and sustainable development of biological diversity and natural resources. of the country, through the valuation and fair, timely and adequate retribution of environmental services.

DAP, thanks to the surpluses of its forest reserves, currently has Certificates of Environmental Services, in addition to compliance with national legislation on forest land allowed in Paraguay.

RTRS

Agricultural Development of Paraguay is part of the Round Table Responsible Soy (RTRS), a civil organization that promotes responsible production, processing and marketing of soy worldwide. 


In order to obtain this international certification, DAP passes annually through External Audits fulfilling the following points: 

- Legal compliance & good business practices. 
- Responsible working conditions. 
- Responsible relationships with communities. 
- Environmental responsibility. 
- Good farming practices.


What is the RTRS? Source: www.responsiblesoy.org

GRSB

The DAP Group is recently part of the prestigious Global Roundtable for the production of Sustainable Beef (Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef - GRSB). 

The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Meat (GRSB) is a global multi-stakeholder initiative developed to advance the continuous improvement in the sustainability of the global beef value chain through leadership, science and participation. and multi-stakeholder collaboration. The GRSB envisions a world in which all aspects of the beef value chain are environmentally sound, socially responsible and economically viable.

The GRSB consists of six groups: producer and producer associations, the trade and processing sector, retail companies, civil societies, national or regional round tables and related industry initiatives. The DAP Group is associated as a producer member since May 2018, in this sense DAP is already working on the implementation of good livestock production practices, as well as complying with the requirements of the concept of sustainable meat as a product with a focus on socially, environmentally and economically viable, taking into account natural resources, animal welfare, communities that live in the production area and consumer demands 

For more information follow the following link: https: // grsbeef. org /

PROTECTED WILD AREAS

The DAP Group, always committed to environmental responsibility and respect for natural resources, is currently working to integrate the forest reserves of all the Farms in the System of Protected Wild Areas of Paraguay (ASPs). 

The ASPs form a natural heritage that provides opportunities for sustainable development, and offer a refuge for wildlife. In our country there is a total of 10,999,503 hectares of protected areas, which make up 27% of the total area of the country. 

All the forest reserves of the DAP Group's Farms will be in the Managed Resources Reserve group, which are areas of variable extension, suitable for the sustainable management of agricultural activities. 

For more information, follow the following links: 
SEAM ASPs and  declared areas.