Partners Launch Sustainable Agriculture Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean

Key partners in development will meet in New York City on Sunday, September 27 to launch AgroLAC 2025, a funding platform aimed at boosting the productivity, performance and environmental sustainability of agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Hosted by the government of Colombia and the Inter-American Development Bank, the event will feature IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno, Dow Chief Sustainability Officer Neil Hawkins, and The Nature Conservancy’s President and CEO Mark Tercek.  Representatives from the U.S. State Department, the World Economic Forum and the Latin American Conservation Council will participate as well.

The event, which will be open only to guests and accredited press, will highlight the opportunities to invest in agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean as a means to strengthen global food security in face of challenges such as a rapidly expanding world population and climate change.

Journalists interested in covering the event must register by Friday, September 25th, using the enclosed link. For more information, contact agrolac2025@iadb.org. More information about AgroLAC 2025 can be found at www.agrolac2025.org.

Due to space limitations there is a reduced number of press passes available. Early registration is encouraged.

What?
Official Launch of AgroLAC 2025, a multi-stakeholder funding platform for sustainable growth of Latin American and Caribbean agriculture.

Who?

  • IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno
  • Mark Tercek, CEO, The Nature Conservancy
  • Neil Hawkins, Chief Sustainability Officer, Dow
  • Alejandro Gamboa Castilla, General Director,  APC-Colombia
  • Richard Samans, Head of the Centre for the Global Agenda, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
  • Nancy Stetson, Special Representative for Global Food Security, U.S. Department of State

When?
Sunday, September 27, 4:00 to 6:00 PM

Where?
World Economic Forum USA
3 East 54th Street, 19th Floor,
New York, NY 10022, USA