Climate Policy Initiative, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, and ClimateShot Investor Coalition (CLIC) hosted a session that brought together leaders, implementers, and investors from initiatives working to mobilize finance into resilient smallholder agriculture globally. The event showcased success stories and discussed bankable opportunities to de-risk and invest in low-carbon, resilient agriculture, and finance efforts to increase adaptation of SMEs and vulnerable smallholder producers.

CPI’s Global Managing Director Barbara Buchner moderated the session with speakers:

  • Abyd Karmali, Managing Director, Climate Finance at Bank of America
  • Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Acumen
  • Jyotsna Puri, Associate Vice President, IFAD
  • Jan Stockhausen, Etherisc (proponent of the Blockchain Climate Risk Crop Insurance, developed with the support of the Lab and IFAD in 2018)