Ep. 5: How to Support Food Security with Agricultural Trade

In our fifth episode, we interview Dr Jonathan Brooks, Head of the Agro-Food Trade and Markets Division at The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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Ep. 4: How to Connect Japanese High-End Buyers with Colombian Cacao Farmers

In our fourth episode, we talk to Carlos Ignacio Velasco, Co-Founder of Cacao de Colombia, a high-end producer and marketer of premium chocolate and cocoa beans that sells its products in Japan, Australia and Colombia.

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Ep. 3: How to Change the Global Economy by Redistributing Value Along the Supply Chain

In our third episode, we talk to the Founder and CEO of a startup created to redistribute profit along the agricultural supply chain by debunking false assumptions about poor people and using technologies like blockchain.

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What is it really like to be a family farmer from a developing country – Part 5

This is the fifth and final instalment about Cristela, the family farmer from Colombia.

ÁD: So in what areas do you want to improve your family farm? Would you like a bigger access to the market or a more complete trade system like the one we just talked about? Continue reading

What is it really like to be a family farmer from a developing country – Part 4

This is the fourth instalment with Cristela, a real family farmer from Colombia.

ÁD: Close to your family farm where we are right now, there’s a dairy farm and I was wondering if you have ever interchanged things, sort of like a direct trade that did not involve money. For example, you give them quinoa and they give you milk in return. Or something like that. Do you do this at all?

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