Invest in Latin America and Caribbean Agriculture – New Campaign Launched

On May 13, 2014, senior leaders from the private sector, multi-lateral organizations, and conservation groups launched a campaign, Invest in LAC Agriculture, to encourage public and private sector investment that will unlock the potential of Latin America and the Caribbean to help feed the world.  Recommendations for a groundbreaking and award-winning report “The Next Global Breadbasket: How Latin America Can Feed the World”  were presented.


Speakers included:

Bernard Guillamon, Manager of the Office of Outreach and Partnerships (ORP), Inter-American Development Bank

Dr. Margaret Zeigler, Executive Director, Global Harvest Initiative

Eduardo Bastos, Government Affairs Leader, Dow Brazil

Dr. Victor Villalobos, Director General, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

Richard Sanchez, Director of Sustainable Food Security, The Nature Conservancy

Phil Villers, President, GrainPro, Inc.