Virtual Policy Dialogue: Creating Inclusive Food Markets by Linking Certification and Finance

What are the financial models, policies, and mechanisms that enable sustainable and resilient agricultural production?

September 7, 2020 11:00 am - 12:45 pm CAT/CEST

(Open to public)

Join us on Monday, September 7, 2020, at 11:00 CAT/CEST for a virtual policy dialogue about sustainability certification and access to finance for agricultural producers in Africa, with a focus on the least-developed countries.

This event features key actors, including financial service providers, government representatives, producers, and the standards community.

Topics for discussion:

  • Best practices from selected innovative investment cases of African certified agricultural producers
  • Investor requirements, risks, and opportunities to extend financing to sustainable agricultural producers
  • Leveraging certification to mitigate financial risk and to build farmer resilience

Registration is required.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Mr. Tomas de la Serna (Incofin)
  • Mr. Wanjohi Ndagu (Pearl Capital Partners, Yield Uganda Fund)
  • Mr. Andre Ndikumana (National Agricultural Export Development Board)
  • Mr. Jean Aime Niyonkuru (Sustainable Growers)
  • Mr. Rohith Peiris (Sorwathe Ltd)
  • Ms. Oriane Pledran (Moringa Fund)

This Partner Event of the AGRF Virtual Summit 2020 is organized by the International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD).