Forests and agriculture | Podcast

Microphone Deforestation risks and access to finance for smallholders

Meredith Bates, chief impact officer at east Africa based New Forests Company, discusses with Innovation Forum's Ian Welsh the challenges around developing a sustainable timber supply chain in communities where there are many pressures around land use and access to finance. They also debate the difficulties companies face in developing trust with their smallholder suppliers, and the rewards from doing so

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