About GLF Value Chains Week


The first-ever GLF Value Chains Week showcases efforts by financiers, project developers, and changemakers to build sustainable and equitable value chains for the health of people and the planet.

Global supply chain systems are complex. Many underlying drivers related to policy, financing, and market demand pose significant challenges for companies and financial institutions seeking to improve sustainability in their value chains. How can they make changes while improving livelihoods and protecting crucial ecosystems?


Pascal Martinez explains the FOLUR program’s approach


The Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration Impact Program (FOLUR) is a 345 million USD, seven-year initiative funded by the Global Environment Facility and led by the World Bank.

Launched alongside COP26 in Glasgow, the FOLUR Impact Program aims to restore degraded landscapes and enhance the supply chain sustainability of eight commodities: beef, cocoa, corn, coffee, palm oil, rice, soy and wheat. Led by the World Bank and financed by the Global Environment Facility, the program promises to increase food production and farmer incomes. Here, one of its leaders shares how.

Here, one of its leaders shares how it seeks to transform food and land use systems. The program consists of a global knowledge platform and 27 country projects.

Pascal Martinez is the Senior Climate Change Specialist at the GEF Secretariat. Focusing on agriculture, forests and other land uses, he contributes to the implementation of GEF strategy supporting developing countries to meet their commitments in the framework of the international environmental agreements.



How can we reshape global food systems?

This video is focused on value chains in support of the work of the Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration Impact Program (FOLUR), with funding from the Global Environment Facility.

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