UNSGSA -UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

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Cultivating Solutions for Farmers

Vietnamese farmer Dinh Xuan Toan has been able to expand his produce business thanks to business training and support from a program called Hortidalat.
In a country like Viet Nam, where almost half the workforce is engaged in agriculture, sustainable economic growth will depend on finding solutions that allow farmers to flouris… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/cultivating-solutions-farmers/

Financial Inclusion: An Essential Part of the Response to Climate Change

The Special Advocate addressed a climate adaptation conference on the vital role of financial inclusion in addressing the impact of climate change.
Photos Speech to Adaptation Futures 2016 conference Adaptation to climate change is essential for development. And development is essential for creating new economic opportunities… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/fina/

The New Face of Entrepreneurs

The Special Advocate met an entrepreneurial tomato farmer in China.
The New Face of Entrepreneurs Farmers? Women? Whatever happened to the MBAs? In rural areas around the world, the definition of entrepreneur is being rewritten. Zhou Guozhi is… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/new-face-entrepreneurs/

Feeding the World 2013

Economist Conference It is so important that firms working in the agricultural sector share local knowledge and build partnerships with financial institutions, mobile phone compan… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/feeding-world-2013/