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AGRI3 Fund accelerating the transition to sustainable agriculture by standardizing loan products

Producing enough food to sustain the fast-growing global population has driven a rapid expansion of agricultural production and with it, environmental degradation including deforestation, soil degradation, habitat loss and rising emissions. To address this challenge, the AGRI3 Fund aims to mobilize USD 1 billion in additional capital to support a transformational shift in agricultural land use and avert deforestatiom, with a particular focus on the key sectors of beef and soy in Brazil. AGRI3 and Rabobank Brazil have launched the Renova Pasto, a 10-year standardized loan product for pastureland renovation to enable farmers to restore their pasturelands and achieve nature positive impacts at scale.

The Restoration Seed Capital Facility Releases its Annual Report

The RSCF has achieved significant environmental and social impacts in its first full year of operations, with four partners onboarded and new interest in the Facility’s support creating a positive outlook for 2023. Read more about RSCF’s supported activities, partners and future priorities in the Facility’s Annual Report 2022.

UNEP's Climate Finance Impact Report

The 2022 Impact Report of UNEP’s Climate Finance Unit focused on six impact areas across the sustainable land-use finance value chain: Innovative financial solutions; Impact investing and early-stage business development; Scaling up sectoral commitments Fiscal incentives; Positive indicators and targets; and Finance risks and opportunities.

UNEP Climate Finance Unit

Our mission is to actively work to develop innovative solutions to shift capital towards more sustainable forest and agri-food systems. In doing so, we aim to develop into a leading hub, facilitator and public-private platform to generate an inclusive social and economic paradigm shift towards making sustainable land use ultimately the ‘new norm’.

Our mission is to actively works to develop innovative solutions to shift capital towards more sustainable forest and agri-food systems. In doing so, we aim to develop into a leading hub, facilitator and public-private platform to generate an inclusive social and economic paradigm shift towards making sustainable land use ultimately the ‘new norm’.

Contact UNEP Climate Finance Unit at:
unep-cfu@un.org
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