28 Nov '11, 11am

Mexican Farmers Win Economic Opportunities And Create Healthier Supply Chains: One of IDB's programs is the Oppo...

Mexican Farmers Win Economic Opportunities And Create Healthier Supply Chains: One of IDB's programs is the Oppo...

One organization focused on bringing opportunity to farmers in Latin America is the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB ), which has worked on sustainable development projects throughout the region since 1959. One of IDB’s programs is the Opportunities for the Majority (OMJ ) Initiative that organizes, promotes and finances businesses that bring together privately owned companies, local governments and communities. One of the countries in which the IDB is working is Mexico, where local farmers are able to secure credit in order to grow profitable crops. And one company participating in the project is PepsiCo, which has committed to purchasing sunflower oil sourced from these farmers.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/pepsico-mexico-sunflo...

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