As consumers demand more environmentally friendly products, significant corporations and retailers are establishing aggressive targets to reduce emissions and embrace more beneficial ecological practices for obtaining essential agricultural outputs such as cotton and grain — industrial farming, on which many brands and retailers rely, is estimated to account for approximately 30% of global carbon emissions, 70% of freshwater use, and 60% of biodiversity loss. Regenerative agriculture is one solution that is gaining popularity. The session will provide a platform for discussion and exploration of the impact of technology on agriculture and its role in ensuring regional food security.
Panelists will focus on the potential of regenerative Agtech and other solutions to transform traditional agriculture practices, resulting in a more sustainable and resilient food supply. This panel will provide valuable insights into the critical success factors, best practices, and implementation roadmap for innovative Agtech solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Moderator: Bernardo Guillamón, Advisor, Office of the Presidency, Inter-American Development Bank
● Camila Petignat, Partner, The Yield Lab (Argentina)
● Maricruz Larrea, Founder & CEO, Farmtastica (Chile)
● Mariana Vasconcelos, Co-Founder & CEO, Agrosmart (Brazil)
● Daniel Russek, Founder & CEO, Atarraya Inc. (U.S. / Mexico)
● Yaron Sfadyah, CEO at Believer Meats & Chairman of the Foodtech Advisory Board, Israel Export Institute (Israel)