Unlocking private finance for sustainable land use

Halting the annual loss of more than 7 million hectares of tropical forests and tackling climate change, while ensuring growth in sustainable agricultural production to feed an estimated 9 billion people by 2050, are among the most defining challenges of the 21st century.

Agriculture, deforestation and forest degradation contribute to about one quarter of total annual emissions. Demand for timber and agricultural commodities such as palm oil, soy, cocoa and beef continues to drive tropical deforestation.

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Dutch government and Rabobank announce anchor investments in AGRI3 Fund

Davos, 23 January 2019 - The USD 1 billion sustainable agriculture and forestry initiative “AGRI3” has been strengthened by two new cornerstone investors. At the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 23, the…

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