Sustainable landscapes play a prominent role in addressing major global challenges of meeting greenhouse gas emission targets, providing valuable ecosystem services, and supplying global demand for food and wood products. Dalberg estimates the financing gap for smallholder projects in 2016 is $150 million, a gap that private investors could partially close. Credit Suisse’s global investments group estimates that wealthy investors and pension funds could put $200-300 billion a year into sustainable land use—if market-rate returns were offered. What are the ingredients needed to scale up this investment opportunity?
Join the CEADIR Discussion Series on October 27 for a special webinar-only event, “Assessing Business Models for Sustainable Landscapes in Asia,” featuring speakers from USAID, Dalberg Global Development Advisors, and CEADIR.