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Good Growth Conference 2021

May 24 – 28: An Interactive Virtual Experience

Part I
May 24 – 26

A learning Journey of System, Community, and Individual
Transformation for Sustainable Commodity Supply Chains

Part II
May 27 – 28

Good Growth Partnership Learning Session
– Thinking Back and Beyond

Creating a sustainable food and agricultural system is one of the most critical challenges that we face. The world needs to embark on a major transition to build a sustainable future. We have the technical capacity and the technology to do so, but we are lacking the collaborative mindset and set of values required for this transformation. To create a common future for humanity and the living planet, we must embrace the complexity of pursuing systemic changes, and move beyond a focus on the ‘what’ of change and get better at the ‘how’ of change.

The paradox is that systemic change involves transformation ‘en masse’, but within that mass population individual practitioners must be equipped with the skills and approaches that will enable them to change as individuals in support of the wider change.

In the first part of the Good Growth Conference 2021, participants will take part in an immersive learning experience of System, Community, and Individual Transformation for Sustainable Commodity Supply Chains.

During the second part, the changemakers behind the Good Growth Partnership will celebrate successes and capture lessons learned so far and will join forces to build the Partnership of the future.

Why attend?

Register your interest

The Good Growth Conference is an invite-only event. Numbers are limited to ensure quality of experience. If you want to learn more about the event, please get in touch with us here.

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Open to Everyone

Join the Good Growth Conference High Level Conversations

Three public sessions with high-level representatives from government, private sector, financial institutions, NGOs, farmer associations and more.

Stay tuned for regular updates and follow @UNDPCommodities to learn how to register.

What is needed for sustainable transformation in commodity supply chains?

Regional Panel / Americas
Tuesday, May 25th at 4pm CET / 9am GMT -5

Insights and solutions on Paraguayan beef and Brazilian soy production

Regional Panel / Asia & Africa
Wednesday, May 26th at 1pm CET / 6pm GMT + 7

Insights and solutions on Indonesian and Liberian palm oil production

What is needed for sustainable transformation in commodity supply chains?

Good Growth Conference 2021 Finale
Wednesday, May 26th at 4pm CET / 9am GMT -5

Leaders of the Good Growth Partnership discuss tackling deforestation from commodity supply chains

What’s on offer for the three levels of systems change?

Read the agenda and connect with fellow participants in the Digital Community

If you have been invited to attend the Good Growth Conference, remember to sign up to the Green Commodities Community Digital Platform to find out all the details on the agenda, meet and greet fellow invitees, and register to individual sessions and trainings.

About

The Good Growth Conference is an immersive learning experience celebrated every two years which brings policymakers, producers, local communities, companies, development practitioners and conservationists to the frontiers of agriculture and deforestation.

This year, the experience will be virtual. The 2021 edition of the Good Growth Conference will take over a hundred carefully selected changemakers on a unique learning journey to build skills, connect and learn together through a select and customized training programme from top-tier organizations to create systems change for sustainable commodity supply chains.

Co-designed and convened by the Good Growth Partnership with funding from the Global Environment Facility and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic affairs to inspire new understandings and foster meaningful global connections, this one of a kind gathering equips delegates with the network and tools needed to influence the way we produce, finance and demand agricultural commodities.

The 2019 edition was held in Lima and the Peruvian Amazon. Visit the website to learn more.

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