With the evolution of agro-industry, competing pressures, opportunities, and new challenges arise leading to a reformulation of the sector’s bases and forms. … [Read more...] about What Imminent Opportunities and Challenges Does Our Region’s Agro-industry Present?
Exposed to phenomena such as El Niño, agribusinesses in Latin America and the Caribbean require protection by the financial system. One tool for this is the financial resiliency clause, developed to address the reality of climate change and the challenge posed by different natural disasters. … [Read more...] about A Lifesaver for Agribusiness: the Financial Resiliency Clause
The impact of female participation in agribusiness is one of the highest in the global economy. Women laborers produce between 60% and 80% of food in developing countries, and around the world there are about 1.6 billion women laborers, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Gender equality in this sector is key, so much so that family-sized … [Read more...] about How can gender equality boost agribusiness?
The irruption of new players in the global commodities trade, greater consolidation of the multinationals, and the effects of climate change are forcing agricultural producers in Latin America and the Caribbean to rethink their strategies for minimizing risks and maximizing results on a sustainable basis. Realities and opportunities Although the research and development … [Read more...] about Unity is strength
Big data and geospatial technology are making it easier for banks to decrease risk when financing projects with potential environmental impacts. How? Our guest author, Luiz Amaral, Global Manager of WRI’s Global Forest Watch Commodities has the answer. … [Read more...] about How fintech can help banks tackle deforestation