Climate Change and Cocoa: Strategies for Mitigating Risk and Building Resiliency
USAID Green Invest Asia and the Cocoa Association of Asia will host a webinar on November 2, 2022, as the follow-up to the recent CAA International Conference. The event continues discussions on strategies and actions that cocoa industry leaders are taking to reduce the impacts of climate change and increase supply chain resiliency. Confirmed speakers in addition to USAID Green Invest Asia’s Chief of Party, Christy Owen, and Senior AFOLU Advisor, Barry Flaming, include: Fay Fay Choo, Director for Sustainability, Cocoa Association of Asia; Selene Scotton, Regional Cocoa Manager APAC, Puratos Grand-Place; Simon Bakker, Chief Executive Officer, Kennemer Foods International, and; Clare Stirling, Principal Scientist, Sustainable Cocoa Agriculture, Mondelez International. Panelists will draw from their experiences adopting sustainable sourcing strategies and developing appropriate metrics as well as climate-smart business models. A more detailed agenda will be available closer to the event date. Please contact Ronnarit Chaiyo-saeng at firstname.lastname@example.org and Shirley Yoong at email@example.com for more information.