Monthly Casa Agri-Business Breakthrough Webinars

This webinar series will feature evidence and analysis to support the commercialization of agriculture in emerging markets

About this Event

Making Inclusivity Work: A role for legal empowerment

The March Breakthrough Webinar will explore the role legal empowerment can play in promoting smallholder farmers agency in commercial agriculture in developing countries.

Panellists from the Empowering Producers in Commercial Agriculture (EPIC) programme will share recommendations for capital providers based on their research and field experience. The background research is featured in three IIED publications exploring different aspects of working with farmer groups:

• Rural producer agency and agricultural value chains: What role for socio-legal empowerment?

• Contracts in commercial agriculture: enhancing rural producer agency; and

 Socio-legal empowerment and agency of small-scale farmers in informal markets.

After the presentations there will be around 20 minutes of questions and answers.

Who should attend?

Impact investors; development finance institutions; commercial lenders, donors and investment promotion agencies. It will also provide useful background information for agri-business companies and experts; NGOs and Think Tanks.

Wednesday 31 March 2021 at 12:00 (Noon) BST. On-line.

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Login details will be emailed out to registered attendees a few hours before each webinar

The Details

This series of webinars features analysis of evidence by the CASA programme and partners, designed to support the commercialisation of agriculture in emerging markets across the developing world. 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 lasts 60 minutes and take place on the last Wednesday of the month. The webinar will typically feature a combination of researchers and agri-business experts. Crucially, discussion will focus on actionable take-aways (‘breakthroughs’).

After the event you will receive a one-page briefing note which summarises all of the key discussion points. Within a few days of each event a video will be available in the events section of the CASA programme website. Any documents referenced in the webinars will be found in the evidence section of the CASA website.

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Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM BST / 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM EST

Location: Virtual

Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021