Enabling Private Sector Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Investment in Southeast Asia: Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP)
This profile documents the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), which is an example of potentially catalytic climate-smart production models with a high probability of obtaining financing. To accelerate sustainable landscape investments in Southeast Asia, the USAID-funded Climate Economic Analysis for Development, Investment and Resiliency Activity (CEADIR) profiles models like SRP to address key challenges identified by private and public sector stakeholders.
As the document details, key bankability criteria for SRP sustainable rice cultivate includes: market demand for the borrower’s products, social and/or environmental impacts, export and/or domestic market contracts, and management team and capacity. The document also provides an overview of the alignment of SRP sustainable rice cultivation with country NDC targets.