Private finance investment opportunities in climate-smart agriculture technologies: executive summary.
This executive summary of the 'Private finance investment opportunities in climate-smart agriculture technologies' compiles details of the report on technologies demonstrating commercial investment potential in Africa and Asia, the role of Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA), key findings, and recommendations for investors & donors.
This summary identifies climate-smart investment opportunities to bridge the climate finance gap and provides actionable knowledge for investors, enablers, donors, and finance providers.
Affordable finance combined with farmer advisory services presents the greatest potential for maximizing the impact and returns of climate-smart agriculture (CSA). To increase the scale of private climate finance, a number of actions and changes in practice are recommended for private investors, governments and concessional finance providers, to respond to the challenges and issues identified in the research.