Industrial agriculture has obviously a big environmental impact. So change is clearly necessary – also for smaller farmers. Luckily, an increasing number of farmers have started to focus on environmentally, economically and socially sustainable food production,  Holly Welles writes in an article in Born2Invest.

Why support sustainable agriculture?

A majority of farmers have difficult attracting bank loans and many of them are in a troubling situation. They need access to capital to be able to develop sustainable systems.

Benefits for impact investor?

Everybody benefit from the transition to sustainable agriculture. In addition, investors can take advantage of the growing consumer demand for natural products that inheres a price premium.

Without the support of impact investors, farmers will struggle to make a successful transition and improve their practices. Accordingly, impact investors should look into sustainable agriculture.

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