Forests and agriculture | Podcast

Microphone Are land rights the key for smallholder farmers?

Companies have a big role to play in helping their smallholder farmer suppliers secure land rights. Secure land rights are often essential for smallholders to obtain finance – support that is critical for making investments that raise farm productivity, improve post-harvest practices, smooth household cash flow, and aid better access to markets and management of risk. Farmers that own their land are also incentivised to improve their farms, and so boost the yields that sourcing companies need for supply security.

Leading the discussion in this webinar: 

  • Chris Jochnick, CEO and President, Landesa 
  • Kavita Prakash-Mani, executive director, Grow Asia 
  • Michael McManus, VP, corporate, government affairs and stakeholder engagement, Asia Pulp & Paper 

Introduced and moderated by Ian Welsh, publishing director, Innovation Forum

We will continue the discussion at the How business can engage smallholder farmers conference in Washington, D.C. on 19th-20th October 2016.
IF you have any question please contact Charlenne Ordonez - [email protected] 

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