IMPACTFUL SOLUTIONS

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

 

INNOVATIVE INVESTMENT MODELS

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

 

LARGE-SCALE PROJECTS

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

 

PERFORMANCE-DRIVEN COALITIONS

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

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Sustainable
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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OUR APPROACH

Large-scale projects creating value for all stakeholders

Results-oriented
coalitions


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

Upfront
financing


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

Large-scale
projects


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

Long-term
commitment


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.

Mutual
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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COP22: photos & presentation of our side-event

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Around 250 people attended our side-event during COP22 in Marrakesh, on 16 November 2016. It proposed a wide diversity of speakers, from Governments, international organizations, businesses to NGOs to share…

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COP22: A Chance For African Farmers?

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Agriculture: an under-used lever to address climate change By Bernard Giraud, President & Co-founder of Livelihoods Venture. As the host country of COP22, Morocco, supported by an alliance of ~30…

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An innovative partnership to improve the livelihood of 30,000 smallholder farmers in Kenya

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The Livelihoods Fund, an investment fund created by private companies, has joined forces with Brookside Dairy, East Africa’s n° 1 dairy player, and Vi Agroforestry, a Swedish NGO with proven...
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“This project shows how public and private sectors complement each other in developing countries”

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Christophe du Castel of the French Development Agency (AFD) explains why his organization is co-financing the agroforestry component of the Livelihoods project in Burkina Faso, which aims at restoring degraded...