EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: U.S. trade event to highlight sustainable agriculture business opportunities in Cambodia
BANGKOK, January 16, 2020 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia, in partnership with the U.S Embassy in Cambodia and the U.S. Commercial Service, is hosting the annual agriculture trade event from February 6- 7 in Phnom Penh.
The trade event gives U.S. companies, and distributors of U.S. products, a chance to meet top government officials, investors and businesses to learn of emerging market opportunities, foreign investment incentives as well as challenges in the fast-evolving agriculture sector.
A February 7th USAID Green Invest Asia networking session, “Business Opportunities in Agriculture,” will feature impact investors, multinational business leaders and agriculture sustainability experts who will cover the growth in the sustainable agribusiness marketplace and conscious consumerism trends in Cambodia and beyond; agri-food responsible sourcing, and; sustainable agriculture investment case studies and opportunities in Cambodia, ranging from financing small-scale local food systems to large-scale global supply chains.
ABOUT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA
Operational since 2018, USAID Green Invest Asia is pursuing climate-smart business solutions with agriculture and forestry companies in Southeast Asia with a demonstrated commitment to environmental and social stewardship, and high potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Qualified companies and financiers receive a mix of capital matchmaking, technical and business advisory, and/or transaction support, such as carbon assessments, business feasibility studies and financial advisory. USAID Green Invest Asia has partnered with a Phnom Penh-headquartered investment and advisory firm specialized in Southeast Asian emerging markets, Mekong Strategic Partners, to reach financial institutions worldwide seeking to expand their sustainable agribusiness/forestry portfolio in Southeast Asia. To learn more, please visit www.greeninvestasia.com.
Questions about the networking event can be directed to [email protected].