Keynote: Mexico’s Government: Developing the Roadmap for Agricultural Resilience

Mexico’s Agriculture Ministry SAGARPA (The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food) is focused on creating an environment in which farmers thrive and which is attractive for the next generation of farmers.  The biggest challenges the country faces include poverty, climate change, soil degradation, gender equity and inclusion of smallholder producers (youth, women…

Farm Panel

What are the major challenges facing farmers today and what do they see as the support and incentives needed to face them?  Farmers and those working closely with farmers, of varying scale and producing various crops, face many of the same key challenges and also offer the same solutions to farmer uptake of practices.  Access…

Brand Panel

The brand panel set out to learn from companies addressing climate change and building resilient supply chains. How have they approached this? Are they able to make sustainability investments commercially relevant for both farmers and the business? What have they found? Two company examples provided fodder for discussion: Juliet Caulkins from Mars Petcare, who spoke about…