Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Digitalization in Rural Areas Is Key to Not Leave Anybody Behind
For two days, more than 8,000 representatives from 1,200 organizations from 140 countries gathered in the European Development Days, organized by the European Commission, to discuss the challenges faced by the international cooperation and development sector. In this forum, considered the "Davos of Development", held annually in Brussels, BBVA Microfinance Foundation has tackled the role of technology in generating sustainable development and how to overcome one of the planet’s major hurdles: climate change.
"Financial inclusion has an enormous potential to transform the rural environment and achieve United Nations 2030 Agenda", assured BBVA Microfinance Foundation’s head of Sustainable Finance Solutions, Concepción Blanco. She was one of the speakers in the high-level panel entitled “Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Trade for Inclusive Growth”. Representatives from the European Commission, United Nations and other important international organizations have also taken part.