03- 04

Thursday, March 3, 2016 to Friday, March 4, 2016

About the training At the Agricultural Value Chain Finance training, participants will learn value chain concepts and how to assess risks and to identify strategic opportunities to strengthen value chains. Participants will recognize how cohesive value chains can be used to reduce risks and facilitate access to finance. They will also learn how to apply […]

01- 02

Washington, DC United States

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Connexus is pleased to announce the 2016 Cracking the Nut conference. Based on the outcomes of the 2015 conference, this two-day learning event will go beyond environmental conservation to discuss regeneration and repair of natural resources upon which rural and agricultural communities depend. The conference will highlight the multiple ways in which the private sector, […]

23- 04

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015

The Cracking the Nut Advisory Committee invites interested persons to submit proposals to present at the Cracking the Nut 2016: Regenerating Rural and Agricultural Development conference. This conference’s core themes for the breakout sessions are: Regenerating rural and agricultural landscapes Financing environmentally sustainable development Encouraging investment in climate-smart agriculture General requirement: All proposals should be completed using the […]

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Antigua Guatemala

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the next Cracking the Nut conference will take place on June 12-13, 2018 in Antigua, Guatemala and will focus on encouraging the uptake of new technologies for agriculture and access to finance, in a way that promotes resilience.  Connexus Corporation is working with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Catholic […]

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Dakar Senegal

Monday, October 14, 2019 to Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The 2019 Cracking the Nut conference will focus on balancing public concerns for food security with private, market-based solutions. Applying a food systems lens, this two-day learning event will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in rural development, sustainable agriculture, agricultural finance, water sanitation, health and nutrition. The conference will convene high-level representatives from the private sector, governments, donors and […]