Agricultural supply chains are the leading driver of deforestation globally, contributing to the depletion of biodiversity and natural ecosystems. In this plenary, the audience will get an inside look at the interrelation between finance for biodiversity and sustainable land use and healthy landscapes and sustainable, inclusive value chains. A discussion among experts will place local communities at the heart of the discussion while exploring the innovative financial instruments that are needed to spark a bioeconomy, grounded in the rights and expertise of local communities.
Maria Amalia SouzaFounder/Senior Advisor
CASA Socio-Environmental Fund
Priya ShyamsundarLead Economist
The Nature Conservancy
Jennifer PrycePresident and CEO
Calvert Impact Capital
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