Conferencia Good Growth2019-04-15T19:21:54+00:00

Compartiendo conocimientos, inspirando acciones, promoviendo el cambio

Una experiencia única de aprendizaje e intercambio diseñada para poner la sostenibilidad en el centro de la producción de commodities agrícolas.

Mayo 13, 2019

LIMA sesión de apertura de alto nivel

Mayo 13–17, 2019

LIMA y el Amazonas

Sólo por invitación
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Sobre la Conferencia

La Conferencia Good Growth es una experiencia de aprendizaje inmersivo que lleva a representantes políticos, productores, comunidades locales, empresas, profesionales del desarrollo y conservacionistas a las fronteras de la agricultura y la deforestación, en algunos de los ecosistemas y paisajes más importantes del mundo.

Diseñada y organizada por  Good Growth Partnership para inspirar nuevos entendimientos y fomentar conexiones globales, esta Conferencia única ofrecerá a los participantes las herramientas necesarias para influir de forma significativa la forma en la que se producen, se financian y se reclaman las commodities agrícolas.

¿Por qué asistir?

What’s on the agenda

Join us in the Peru Gallery for some strong Peruvian coffee.

A warm welcome with some thought-provoking ideas and questions from our hosts and partners.

MARTIN VIZCARRA, President of Peru
NAOKO ISHII, Chief Executive Officer, The Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Discover the latest on public private collaboration action and results in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to eliminate deforestation in the Amazon.

FABIOLA MUÑOZ, Minister of Agriculture, Peru
LUCÍA RUIZ, Minister of Environment, Peru
XAVIER E. LAZO GUERRERO, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Ecuador
MARCELO MATA GUERRERO, Minister of Environment, Ecuador
RICARDO LOZANO PICÓN, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Colombia*
ANDRÉS VALENCIA PINZÓN, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Colombia*

Moderator: MARIA DEL CARMEN SACASA, United Nations Resident Representative, Peru

Inspire yourself with the real possibilities and tensions of how we create and keep alive a sustainable model for growth in commodities. Witness and participate in this high-level multi-stakeholder debate.

LIZARDO CAUPER, President, Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Amazon (AIDESEP)
THORSTEIN WANGEN, International Climate and Forest Initiative, Ministry of Climate & Environment, Norway
SEBASTIAN TROENG, Executive Vice President, Conservation International
REPRESENTATIVE, Private and banking sector to be confirmed

Moderator: LISE MELVIN, Good Growth Conference Facilitator, UNDP

When we work to change whole sectors, weaving relationships between initiatives and organizations is essential. Here you get to explore how potent initiatives can accelerate transformation through new partnerships across production, financing and market demand actors.

Responsible Market Demand: Examine different commodities, markets, incentives and practices that drive responsible practices along commodity value chains.

Moderator: CRIS CLOSE, Global Markets Practice Leader, WWF International

Sustainable Production: Explore how standards, jurisdictions, regulations, markets, financing and people can help change our production models so they are sustainable for all.

Moderator: ANDREW BOVARNICK, Global Head, Green Commodities Programme, UNDP

Pathways to Sustainable Finance: Get familiar with the role of blended finance in bringing about sustainable commodity systems, from farmers to policies. A workshop hosted by UN Environment and the International Finance Corporation.

Moderator: GUILLERMO TEROL, Operations Officer, IFC Paraguay

Where do we go from here?

As leaders of change we need to build trust in relationships, be able to hold multiple views in mind at one time, and lead with sustained attention. How can mindful leadership support us as changemakers for a sustainable and just world?

We are delighted to welcome GELONG THUBTEN who specializes in non-religious mindfulness workshops and training for Hollywood A-listers and global organizations such as Google, LindkedIn, Siemens, Deutsche Bank, and HSBC.

Enliven your taste buds with some of Peru’s world famous fare and refreshments.

Today we leave Lima behind us for some inspiration in the Amazon. There are several morning flight options from Lima to Tarapoto. See the logistics information for more details.

Register your arrival to the Amazon in the Peru Gallery where you can learn more about partner efforts to transform commodity supply chains.

Fuel your body and mind for the afternoon ahead.

Join us to welcome communities from far and wide. In this session we will learn more about our Amazonian host community Sauce, the UNDP’s Green Commodities Community and the global community of changemakers and partners working to combat deforestation in commodity supply chains.

Meet your learning group and facilitator. Establish goals and learning intentions for the week ahead.

Achieving sectoral change requires people to work together nationally and internationally. In this session we’ll consider what we have learned about the joy, pain, benefits, and difficulties of joining forces for change.

Join the Connected Conversations dinner for paired discussions over dinner, picking questions from a “conversation menu”. The questions will help you meet and connect with other conference participants at a deeper level.

A Live Example! See the different perspectives of partnering from public and private actors.

1) A framework for implementing deforestation-free commitments
Hosted by WWF

2) The realities of multi-stakeholder collaboration for systemic change
Hosted by the UNDP’s Green Commodities Programme

3) Fourth industrial revolution and sustainable commodity supply chains
Hosted by UNDP-Costa Rica

Fuel your body and mind for the afternoon ahead.

Join conference designer and UNDP Senior Advisor LISE MELVIN, and an impressive group of female changemakers, as they discuss the realities and opportunities of empowering women throughout the commodity supply chain.

1) Forest Finance: public-private partnerships for low-emissions development
Hosted by UNDP Climate & Forests

2) Human relationships at the center of alliances
Hosted by the Tropical Forest Alliance

3) Connecting district, landscape, and national level change.
Hosted by GIZ

4) Fisheries, governance and sustainability
Hosted by UNDP

Continue your discussion over dinner and connect with like-minded colleagues.

With an early departure from El Sauce Resort we expect to arrive at one of five selected sites in the region by 10am. A variety of learning visits will be offered. We will send more details so you can register your preferences in advance.

1) Community transformation with commodities
2) The land that hosts us
3) The wisdom of the forest people
4) The journey to make chocolate

Spend the day with those who know the land best. Learn about the social and environmental changes that the commodities sector has brought to the community of Sauce. Witness the consequences of unsustainable commodity production and speak with communities who are leading the charge for change.

The conference will reconvene at El Sauce Resort after a day of experiential learning.

It’s been a long week! With one day to go, this evening is about kicking back and reflecting on the conference so far. The inaugural Carlos Diaz prize will be presented in memory of our very dear and dedicated colleague.

1) How can companies collaborate effectively with government?
Hosted by UNDP’s Green Commodities Programme

2) National dialogue and action — a platform approach
Hosted by UNDP’s Green Commodities Programme

3) Drawing boundaries so they matter*
Hosted by Conservation International

1) Blended finance and impact investments
Hosted by IFC

2) Your story, my story. Communications and sustainable commodities.
Hosted by UNDP’s Green Commodities Programme

3) Supporting producers: a systems approach
Hosted by UNDP’s Green Commodities Programme

Engage in a series of curated learning groups over lunch.

Collectively design and shape the Green Commodities Community for the year ahead, emphasise commitments, reflect on the week that has been and look to the future with new-found energy, partners and ideas. Following this session delegates are free to depart for the airport.


Ponente Principal

Martín Vizcarra

President of Peru

Martín Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo is a Peruvian engineer and politician who is the 67th and current President of Peru. Vizcarra previously served as Governor of the Moquegua department, Minister of Transport and Communications of Peru, and Ambassador of Peru to Canada.

Naoko Ishii

Global Environment Facility

Naoko Ishii has served as the CEO and Chairperson for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) since August 2012. During this time she led the implementation of the GEF’s first-ever long-term strategy to catalyze transformation in energy, cities and food systems. Read more.

Gelong Thubten

Mindfulness Teacher

A Buddhist monk with 26 years of experience, Gelong Thubten  is a world pioneer in providing non-religious mindfulness workshops and training programmes at major global companies and organizations, including Google, LindkedIn, Siemens and Deutsche Bank.

Ponentes y Moderadores

Fabiola Muñoz

Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation
Government of Peru

Minister Muñozis the first female leader of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation. Before her appointment, she was the Minister for Environment. Previous to this, she was the Executive Director of Peru’s National Forest and Wildlife Service.

Lucía Delfina Ruíz Ostoic

Minister of Environment
Government of Peru

Minister Ruiz has more than 25 years’ experience in heading high-impact social and environmental organizations, processes and projects. Pervious to her appointment in March she was Vice Minister for Strategic Development of Natural Resources.

María del Carmen Sacasa

United Nations Resident
Representative for Peru

María del Carmen Sacasa  is a Nicuraguan diplomat who has served the United Nations for more than a decade. Her career has spanned throughout Latin America, civil society and the private sector.

Karin Kreider

Executive Director
ISEAL Alliance

Karin is one of the world’s leading experts on ecolabels, sustainability standards and certification. Before joining ISEAL in 2009, she was involved in the start-up of Rainforest Alliance, and worked there for more than 20 years.

Cristianne Close

Global Markets Practice Leader
WWF International

For the last ten years, Cristianne has focused on sustainable agriculture,working in companies and foundations to directly design, develop and implement projects on the ground with farmers. She is based in Brazil.

Paul Hartman

Senior Environmental SpecialistGlobal Environment Facility

Paul is a natural resources management professional with nearly 20 years of experience in sustainable forestry, biodiversity conservation, and engagement of government and private sector in practical development solutions. Paul is the GEF Coordinator for the Good Growth Partnership.

Andrew Bovarnick

Global HeadGreen Commodities Programme UNDP

Andrew Bovarnick is the UNDP’s Lead Natural Resource Economist, in charge of overseeing the UNDP’s Green Commodity Programme and the Good Growth Partnership. Read more.

Sebastian Troëng

Executive Vice President
Conservation International

Sebastian works across the globe on some of CI’s most high-profile initiatives, including the development of its Ocean Health Indexthe first assessment tool that scientifically measures all elements of global ocean health.

Elizabeth Schueler

Senior Director

Lizzie Schueler is the Senior Director of Markets and Food at WWF and serves on the Good Growth Partnership Steering Committee. She leads the Partnership’s Generating Responsible Demand Project.

Simon Cooper

Communications LeadGreen Commodities Programme UNDP

Simon is an international strategy consultant, and a UK based broadcaster, who has worked with a number of sustainability organizations including ISEAL Alliance and Better Cotton Initiative. Read more.

Lara Yacob

ESG Integration Expert

Lara manages the Good Growth Partnership’s Sustainable Transactions, which aims accelerate innovation and forest friendly commodities at the production end of the supply chain. Read more.

Monica Andrade

Programme Officer

For the past 15 years Monica has focused on environmental policy and management in Latin America and the Caribbean. She is interested in national commodity platform development and sharing her experience in participatory processes.

Leisa Perch

Gender Specialist

A development specialist for more than eighteen years, Leisa previously set up and led the Rural and Sustainable Development Cluster at the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) in Brasilia,and worked with the UNDP Sub-regional Office for Barbados.

Rini Indrayanti

Palm Oil Platform Manager

Rini brings more than 15 years of experience to her role as the Platform Manager for the Indonesian Palm Oil Platform (FoKSBI). Before joining the UNDP she was the Executive Director of Indonesia’s Cocoa Sustainable Partnership.

Los Anfitriones

John Buchanan

Vice President, Sustainable Production
Conservation International

John has held several different roles at CI, focusing mainly on food and agriculture. John is currently leading the development and implementation of sustainable agriculture and supply chain initiatives within Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB).

Fabíola Zerbini

Regional Coordinator
TFA 2020

Fabíola leads the TFA 2020’s engagement in Latin America and the work of the Latin America Initiative, while based in São Paolo, Brazil. She holds a PhD in Environmental Political Science. Read more.

Silke Peters

Team Leader

Silke leads GIZ’s Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains Initiative. She is also an author and an expert in sustainable business and fair trade with expertise in the global flower and ornamental plant sector.

Alexis Arthur

UNDP Support Governors’
Climate and Forests Task Force

Alexis currently supports the GCFT, which works to protect tropical forests, reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and promote realistic pathways to forest-maintaining rural development.

Kifah Sasa Marín

Senior AdviserGreen Commodities Programme UNDP

Based in Costa Rica, Kifah provides technical expertise to UNDP’s National Commodity Platforms. This includes Costa Rica’s pineapple and fisheries initiatives as well as ‘ Mocupp, ’ a sustainable land use mapping tool. Read more about Kifah’s work.

Charles O’Malley

Senior Partnerships AdviserGreen Commodities Programme UNDP

Charlie is a UK-based entrepreneur, consultant and change agent who works worldwide to address a diverse range of social and environmental challenges. Read more.

Nicolas Petit

Senior Commodities AdviserGreen Commodities Programme UNDP

Currently focusing on the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia and Papua New Guinea, Nicolas specializes in sustainable agricultural commodities, rural livelihoods and rural labour markets. Read more.

Sandra Andraka

Fisheries Platform CoordinatorGreen Commodities Programme UNDP

Sandra is currently focused on the implementation of Costa Rica’s National Action Plan for Large Pelagic Fisheries, the first of its kind to be launched at a global level. Read more.

Visitas de Aprendizaje

Además de las visitas de aprendizaje al Amazonas, que son una parte integral de la conferencia, nuestros socios también organizan excursiones opcionales (antes y después de la conferencia). Inscríbase para recibir más información y actualizaciones.

Visite Pucacaca, donde el cacao es el motor de su economía rural. Sea testigo y participe en el comienzo de la cadena de suministro, desde el cultivo del cacao y el procesamiento del chocolate hasta la preparación del stock para la exportación.


Conversaciones en el río,
producción de cacao y
degustación de chocolates.


La historia y la
macroeconómica de Sauce,
nuestra comunidad anfitriona.

Viaje al distrito de Tres Unidos, donde los guías locales liderarán un viaje narrativo sobre
la reciente transformación económica de esta comunidad única del Amazonas.

Una oportunidad única de ser recibido en un territorio indígena en la región de Chambria y aprender
más sobre el Amazonas de la mano de la comunidad que mejor lo conoce.


Estudio de los árboles, el
ecosistema y la cultura.

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La Conferencia Good Growth comienza en Lima el 13 de mayo y se desplaza al Amazonas el 14 de mayo para vivir cuatro días de aprendizaje inmersivo e intercambio de conocimientos.

Como llegar

Esperamos poder recibirles prontos en Perú.

Llegar al Amazonas

Los participantes en la Conferencia deben tomar vuelos tempranos el martes 14 de mayo, saliendo del Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez de Lima y llegando al aeropuerto Cadete FAP Guillermo del Castillo Paredes en Tarapoto. Los participantes deberían llegar a Tarapoto antes del mediodía del martes.

Las aerolíneas recomendadas son: LATAM, Peruvian Airlines y Star Perú. Se recomienda a los participantes que compren boletos con la mayor anticipación posible, ya que los vuelos tienen una gran demanda en esta época del año.

El viaje de Lima a Sauce dura aproximadamente 3 horas y media: un vuelo interno de 1 hora y 30 minutos y un viaje de 1 hora y 45 minutos desde el aeropuerto hasta el lugar de la Conferencia. Podrá encontrar más detalles abajo.

Acceso a Internet

No nos es posible garantizar internet estable y de alta velocidad en Sauce debido a la ubicación remota del lugar. Los organizadores proporcionarán routers de WiFi con capacidad limitada de Internet para compartir entre los participantes. Para garantizar una conexión a Internet más estable, sugerimos comprar una tarjeta SIM de Bitel de prepago y adquirir un paquete de datos. Los detalles sobre cómo comprar el paquete de datos se pueden encontrar en la nota de logística más abajo.

Recomendaciones de Alojamiento

Los participantes deben hacer su propia reserva de hotel en Sauce poniéndose en contacto directamente con los hoteles por correo electrónico o a través de Descargue la nota logística más abajo para conocer las tarifas corporativas.

Hoteles sugeridos: El Sauce Resort, Bella Terra, Maloca Inn, Qasikay Selva Lodge, Las Jawas, Sauce Lodge, Sumaj Lagoon Lodge, Hotel Rustica Sauce.

Todos los hoteles sugeridos están a una distancia de 10 minutos a pie o cruzando el lago, donde los participantes podrán llegar al lugar con un corto viaje en bote por $ 1.50.

Recomendaciones de Visado

Los participantes son responsables de su propio visado y deben comunicarse con la embajada o consulado peruano lo más pronto posible. También es necesario verificar si el participante necesita un visado de tránsito para los países en su ruta hacia y desde el Perú. Más detalles se pueden descargar a continuación.


La Conferencia Good Growth es solo por invitación y es gratuita. El almuerzo será ofrecido el lunes, martes, miércoles y viernes de la Conferencia, y el martes también se organizar[a una cena de bienvenida por la noche. Tenga en cuenta al considerar su presupuesto los costos de viaje de Lima a el Amazonas, vuelos de regreso a su país de origen, alojamiento y algunos gastos personales.

¿Necesitas más información?

Póngase en contacto con el coordinador de la Conferencia

Descargue la Nota Logística completa


Un poderoso encuentro donde las comunidades locales, los líderes indígenas, los productores y agricultores nacionales serán representados y bienvenidos como socios y colaboradores en el esfuerzo global para avanzar en soluciones sostenibles y no dejar a nadie atrás.”

María del Carmen Sacasa
Coordinadora Residente de Naciones Unidas y Residente Representante del PNUD en Perú

En raras ocasiones los profesionales de las commodities y los conservacionistas de todos los rincones del mundo tienen la oportunidad de profundizar en la búsqueda de soluciones. La Conferencia Good Growth es una oportunidad única para inspirarse y compartir conocimientos y experiencias con colegas de todas partes del mundo.”

Christine Montenegro McGrath
Mondeléz Internacional – Vicepresidenta y Jefa de Impacto y Sostenibilidad Global


Se requiere una invitación para asistir a la Conferencia Good Growth. Los cupos se limitan
por sector profesional y región geográfica para garantizar la calidad
de la experiencia y una representación equilibrada.

Reserve su lugar en Lima y el Amazona


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Manténgase en contacto

Para aquellos que no pueden asistir a la conferencia de este año, pero desean mantenerse informados.


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