Koa: An Update on Generated Impact and Mobilised Finance

Since 2022, the Landscape Resilience Fund has been working with Koa, a Swiss-Ghanaian cocoa fruit innovator, in a joint effort to improve climate resilience within the region. At the core of Koa’s mission is an unwavering commitment to impact – a guiding principle that not only defines Koa’s values but fuels their ambition to transform … Continued

Landscape Resilience Fund supports sustainable acai producer Nossa Fruits

Image by Nossa Fruits. In 2023, we have faced unprecedented consequences of climate change, with temperature records breaking and extreme weather events such as storms, floods, droughts, and heatwaves causing widespread devastation. Despite these alarming developments, a concerning trend emerges as the new UN Environment Programme’s Adaptation Gap Report reveals that progress in climate adaptation … Continued

Africa’s largest cocoa fruit factory is open for business

On August 25, 2023, Koa celebrated a significant milestone with the inauguration of its state-of-the-art cocoa fruit factory in the heart of Ghana’s cocoa-producing region, Akim Achiase. This event represented a pivotal moment in our partnership with Koa, a forward-thinking Swiss-Ghanaian sustainable cocoa fruit company. Since May 2022, the Landscape Resilience Fund (LRF) has been … Continued

Africa Climate Week 2022: Mobilising climate finance in Africa is crucial to creating real climate progress

The miombo woodlands of Chipanje Chetu, Mozambique. Credit: Yambone Initiative. What role can climate finance play in advancing climate adaptation in Africa? This was the central question at the recent UNFCCC Africa Climate Week 2022, held in Libreville, Gabon. Homegrown climate solutions in Africa took centre stage alongside the need to ensure this finance flows … Continued

Landscape Resilience Fund makes first investment in cocoa innovator Koa

A crescendo of extreme weather events witnessed across the world exposes the urgency of investing in climate adaptation. In response to this challenge Landscape Resilience Fund (LRF) has made its first investment in Koa, a Swiss-Ghanain sustainable cocoa fruit company. The $3.5 million investment, made alongside co-investors IDH Farmfit Fund, will support Koa to set … Continued