USAID Supports Commercial Response to Deforestation in Southeast Asia

BANGKOK, April 7 2021 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia and the U.S. Forest Service hosted a March 31 webinar with agribusiness leaders and [...]

March 24, 2021 (BANGKOK) – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia project will co-host with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Service a [...]

How corporates can reduce Robusta coffee sector’s carbon footprint – USAID report

A recent study commissioned by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia project, in collaboration with the agricultural consulting firm, Agri-Logic, [...]

USAID supports U.S. Organic Water Company Harmless Harvest’s Climate-Smart Coconut Production

March 2, 2021 (BANGKOK) –  With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia project, a U.S. organic coconut water company, Harmless Harvest, is [...]

Of fintech and farmers: USAID, EIU research how to boost smallholders’ access to finance

Bangkok, February 24, 2021 – Financial technology, or fintech, reduces the risk and cost of lending to smallholder farmers and can incentivize them to adopt sustainable agriculture, according to [...]

USAID Partners with Nestlé to Boost Low-Carbon Coffee Production in Southeast Asia

February 23, 2021 (BANGKOK) – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia project has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nestlé aimed at reducing the [...]

USAID supports AXA’s $11 million investment in Forest Carbon for Wetland Forest Restoration in Indonesia

 BANGKOK, February 4, 2021 – With technical support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Forest Carbon closed an $11 million investment today with AXA IM Alts, locking [...]

Closing the “rhetoric gap” in 2021: Honoring green commitments in finance and business

By Christy Owen, Chief of Party, USAID Green Invest Asia “How do we future-proof our operations?” As I pen this 2021 year-opener greeting, I am reminded how this fundamental business planning [...]

USAID Facilitates Working Capital Loan, Debt Facility for IBIS Rice in Cambodia

BANGKOK, DECEMBER 18 2020 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Green Invest Asia project, has facilitated a financing agreement between Phnom Penh [...]

Private Sector Launches Coconut Industry’s First Sustainability Charter

BANGKOK, November 16, 2020 – With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia, private sector leaders signed the coconut industry’s first global [...]