Report Highlights Financial Innovations to Accelerate Sustainable Agriculture

Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture released a report titled Financial Innovations to Accelerate Sustainable Agriculture: Blueprints for the Value Chain, highlighting the need for innovative financial mechanisms and incentive strategies to accelerate the transition to sustainable agriculture. The report provides 12 tangible blueprints and case studies for value chain actors to follow for overcoming key barriers to farmer adoption of conservation practices, moving beyond early adopters, and addressing the agronomic and financial risk farmers face. The report’s recommendations for financial innovations include blended finance, sustainable finance, transition risk sharing, pay for performance, and leasing incentives.