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As the world confronts the prospect of food shortages associated with climate change, supporting farmers is more vital than ever. At an event marking the 10th anniversary of IDH (the Sustainable Trade Initiative), the UNSGSA spoke about the need to reach …
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Speech at the IDH 10-Year Event: The Future of Sustainable Trade Ladies and gentlemen, … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/financing-smallholder-farmers-ensure-global-food-supply/
Less than two years after her last visit, the Special Advocate and her delegation traveled to Indonesia in February 2018 to see firsthand the country’s progress on financial inclusion and to offer support as it accelerates these efforts. She met with Pres…
Indonesia has reached a critical junction in its efforts to advance financial inclusion. Since the launch of its national financial inclusion strategy in 2016, the network of agen… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/next-steps-indonesia-financial-inclusion/
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/
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/