We empower rural communities with farming practices striking the best balance between social, environmental & economic benefits



Livelihoods funds are supported by private companies who work together to improve the livelihoods of rural communities while making their activities more sustainable



We work from farm to landscape level to generate mutual value for smallholder farmers, communities & businesses



We join forces with the public sector, NGOs & experts to maximize impact while reducing investment risks


Supply Chains

We transform the supply chains of our investors and business partners to create more value for smallholder farmers, businesses and society

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Carbon Credits
With High Social Value

We leverage the carbon economy to improve the livelihoods of rural communities while improving companies’ sustainability

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Ecosystem, Water
and Carbon Value Creation

We develop projects at landscape level to create public goods, contributing to effective climate change mitigation

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Large-scale projects creating value for all stakeholders


We join forces with NGOs, public institutions and experts to develop innovative projects based on performance & results in Africa, Asia and Latin America.


We support best-in-class NGOs in scaling up tested pilot projects, which empower farmers with efficient, affordable and replicable agricultural practices


We design projects at landscape level, across thousand of hectares, in order to maximize social, environmental and economic impact.


We implement and monitor projects on a 10 to 20 year span, thanks to our investors’ firm commitment. Results-based returns on our investment guarantee tangible impacts.

value creation

Our projects create benefits for rural communities (improved livelihoods…), public goods (water and nature conservation, CO2 sequestration…) and improve business sustainability (better sourcing, carbon credits with high social value…).

Our investors

Private companies working together
to deliver impactful solutions


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Our projects


Women: the leading actors of Livelihoods Funds’ projects

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Women are everywhere in Livelihoods Funds' projects: leading the planting campaigns to feed their family, improving the farm revenue or their own workload through improved cookstoves. Individually and even more...

We are hiring: Senior Project Coordinator- Sustainable Agriculture

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If you are... …a farmer or an agronomist with a solid experience working with farmers. And you have several years of practical work on the ground: implementing sustainable agriculture in...

The Livelihoods Fund for Family Farming invests in Brazil

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Creating a large organic food production hub to preserve water resources in Rio de Janeiro The Livelihoods Fund for Family Farming (an impact investment fund created by Danone, Mars, Veolia...

Interview: The Livelihoods-Caruanas project is important for the continuity of our business

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An interview with Ricardo Vasques, General Director of Danone Waters Brazil, on the Livelihoods-Caruanas project in Rio de Janeiro. Bonafont, a brand of the Danone group, operates a mineral water...