GAF - Global Agribusiness Forum

ABCZ promotes the launch of the Global Agribusiness Forum GAF 2016 in São Paulo

The chairman of ABCZ, Luiz Cláudio Paranhos, participated in the announcement of the Forum that brings together the main leaders of global agribusiness and promotes the creation and debate of an agenda of topics for new paradigms of agricultural production and livestock in view of futures supply challenges and sustainability.

ABCZ (Brazilian Association of Zebu Breeders), the only entity representing the livestock industry among those holding the GAF 2016, reinforced its commitment with the modern Brazilian agribusiness and its leading role in the global scenario, contributing to the agenda of themes of the 2016 Edition of the Global Agribusiness Forum (GAF), which will take place from July 4th to 5th, 2016.  “We are protagonists in the global production of beef protein, currently one out of four steaks consumed around the world is from Brazilian quality meat. This is a fact that attests to the significant numbers of beef production and exports. More than producing quantity we produce quality and have on genetics one of the pillars of our business, ABCZ is national and international reference in efficient and sustainable livestock production, and is proud to contribute with a broad and relevant discussion as the GAF”, says Luiz Cláudio Paranhos.

Understanding the GAF – Brazil is one of the world’s major commodities producer, and should lead the discussions on how to overcome the challenges and implement actions to ensure a safe future for humanity. One new technological and organizational jump is required to ensure proper food and energy supply in the world. Balancing the preservation of natural resources and maintaining high sustainability standards. For Forum discussions leave a legacy and result in commitment, after the discussions of all editions of the Global Agribusiness Forum the document Agribusiness Consensus is drafted. The draft is forward to all heads of State and CEOs of global companies involved in food and agricultural commodities production. The action is held by the SRB (Sociedade Rural Brasileira / Brazilian Rural Society), representative of the agricultural industry in Brazil, defending producers of every culture and stockers, together with ABRAMILHO (Brazilian Association of Maize Producers), as Brazil’s official representative in the International Maize Alliance (MAIZALL), which main purpose is to collaborate in a global base and address the main issues related to food safety, biotechnology, management, trade and producer image, ABCZ (Brazilian Association of Zebu Breeders), with the mission of promoting sustainable increase of global meat and dairy production, through genealogical record, genetic improvement and promotion of the Zebu breeds and DATAGRO, one of the world's largest agricultural consulting companies, is pleased to welcome all to the 3rd Edition of the Global Agribusiness Forum, international meeting that brings together the greatest exponents of global agriculture, to discuss agribusiness and   solutions to challenges faced by humanity to develop economically and to preserve the environment.