Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
Unpredictable weather patterns and extreme events are increasing–hitting the world’s 500 million smallholder farmers hard and affecting their ability to continue to feed one-third of all people on Earth. For climate adaptation efforts to be effective, they must happen now. But do we have the right adaptation solutions? Can we get them into the hands of farmers? And will they use them?
New solutions from tech innovators, impact investors, and partnerships hold promise but also have pitfalls. World-leading entrepreneurs and investors in climate smart ag solutions invite you to a lively and honest discussion about what’s working and what’s not in scaling climate smart agriculture. We’ll share our latest lessons from the front lines of scaling innovative approaches –revealing the highs and lows of working together to make impact and taking your questions along the way.
- Mercy Corps Ventures – early-stage impact investor
- Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund – early-stage impact investor
- Meridia – land titling social venture
- Pula – microinsurance social venture