Monthly CASA Agri-Business Breakthrough Webinars
This series of webinars will feature evidence and analysis by the CASA programme and partners to support the commercialisation of agriculture in emerging markets across the developing world. The series is aimed at investors, investor supporting institutions and a range of groups that have a direct impact on the investor climate for agri-business. The topics and design of the series will: showcase solutions to the most common challenges in agri-business for inclusive growth and support investment facilitation in agriculture in emerging markets.
Each webinar will last 60 minutes and take place on the last Wednesday of the month until 2024. The webinar will typically feature a combination of researchers and agri-business experts. Crucially, discussion will focus on actionable take-aways (‘breakthroughs’) for audience and panellists. The series will start with an extended focus on building better following the damage wrought by COVID-19.
Login details will be emailed out to registered attendees a few hours before each webinar.
Webinar 1: Stronger, Greener and Fairer Recovery: The Investment Response
This webinar took place on 28 October 2020, it featured evidence on the impact of concessional finance and the role of government in agri-financing.
Webinar 2: Stronger, Greener and Fairer Recovery: Beyond the Deal
This webinar to place on 25 November 2020, it featured reports on rethinking concessional finance and investor T/A.
Webinar 3: Stronger, Greener and Fairer Recovery: Understanding the ‘Underserved Middle’
This webinar took place on 27 January 2021, it featured up-to-date analysis & calculations of the looming financing gap for producers.
Webinar 4: Delivering on Regional Agricultural Trade: Considerations for Investors on Inclusive Supply Chains
This event took place on 24 February 2021. It explored the different dimensions agri-finance providers need to take account of to promote inclusivity in regional trade.
Webinar 5: Making Inclusivity Work: A role for legal empowerment
12:00-13.00 GMT, 31 March 2021; features reports on working with Farmer Groups, including contract development. Join the conversation…
A recording of the webinar will be posted here after the event.