smallholder farmers

Are investments focused on smallholder farmers the next big growth area in impact investing? Kusi Hornberger, Global Partnerships' VP, Investment Research, looks at the case for impact, the dramatic growth in this type of portfolio in recent years and the remaining challenges.

Tags: impact   impact investing   rural livelihoods   smallholder farmers   

“Without the coffee, [the farmers] would have to sell their land,” said Alvaro Gomez Ferreto during his recent visit to our Seattle office. “They need to sell coffee to generate revenue.”

Tags: climate change   coffee   coffee farmers   Coffee Leaf Rust   La Roya   Latin America   smallholder farmers   World Environment Day