Senior Fellow David LeZaks to speak at North American Agroforestry Conference

Financing the Transition: New Approaches 

Wednesday, June 30th, 12:30pmET

Creative and innovative financial strategies will be required to transform agriculture with trees and keep carbon sequestered. We will explore the many mechanisms that can bridge the transition to equitable, just, and resilient agroforestry and perennial agriculture.


  • David LeZaks (Moderator), Croatan Institute
  • Fredo Arias-King, Ejido Verde
  • Olivia Watkins, Black Farmer Fund
  • Danya Hakeem, Elemental Excelerator


About the Conference: 

The 2021 North American Agroforestry Conference will bring together farmers, landowners, researchers, climate scientists, investors, philanthropists, policymakers, and global leaders on climate change, carbon drawdown, and agroforestry. Together we will tackle the major barriers to scaling agroforestry, focusing on solutions and action.