Mexico City, 16 October 2017: Rabobank and UN Environment announced today the creation of a new one-billion-dollar facility to finance sustainable agriculture using a combination of public and private funding. Together they also invite other interested financial institutions to sign up and work actively with global food companies to put this into practice.
By Agusdin Pulungan, President of WAMTI
First, I would like to express my thanks to the Private Sector Mechanism and the SME/Farmer grant, which supported and facilitated my CFS44 attendance as a representative of WAMTI, a farmer and fisher organization that represents the voices of 80,000 small-scale Indonesian fishers and farmers on the global stage.
Gina Gutiérrez, Member of the Global Farmer Network and La Vida Láctea
CFS 44 was my first time attending an event at the FAO in Rome. I didn’t know what to expect of it, but being there was one of the most amazing experiences I’ve had, for several reasons:
We are seeking participants and speakers for the Business Symposium and 3rd UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec 2-6 2017.