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Building Climate Resilience with Smallholder Farmers

Sabrina Lee Sanchez May 28, 2021

Acumen has a decade of experience working toward increasing agricultural productivity, incomes, and resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America through investments in early stage agribusinesses that work closely with smallholder farmers as customers or suppliers. Join Acumen country directors, current donors and entrepreneurs for a discussion about the innovative agribusiness models, types of capital, and local partnerships needed to build the climate resilience of smallholder farmers. New insights to be shared from behavioral research with farmers using climate resilient agricultural services.

Format

Panel

Meta Themes

  • Impact Investing

  • Climate Action

Themes

Climate resilience, regenerative agriculture, accelerators, smallholder farmers

Purpose and Desired Outcome

Share insights on how Acumen is supporting the ecosystem of smallholder agriculture, as well as the agribusinesses themselves, to help farmers become climate resilient.

Audiences

  • Asset Managers

  • Government

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Service Providers

  • Accelerators & Incubators

Speakers

  • NameTamer El-Raghy
  • TitleManaging Director
  • OrganizationAcumen Capital Partners
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameVirgilio Barco
  • TitleLatin America Director
  • OrganizationAcumen
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameNathanial Peterson, PhD
  • TitleVice President, Partnerships
  • OrganizationBusara Center for Behavioral Economics
  • StatusInvited
  • NameDan Haglund
  • TitleSenior Private Sector Adviser, Agriculture Research Team
  • OrganizationForeign, Commonwealth & Development Office
  • StatusInvited
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