Ady: It’s great to be here, Spiffy! There are over two billion low-income people in the world who lack reliable access to basic products, such as healthy food and hygiene products. Yet, because of inefficiencies in the food supply chain, such as excessive intermediation and informality, basic products in low-income neighborhoods are at least 25% more expensive than in middle-income areas. That's why economists call them food deserts.
Debisi: Thanks for having me, Spiffy! My work focuses on how we produce food in a way that makes it available and affordable to everyone, to make sure no one goes to bed hungry, and food production does no harm to the planet.
Graham: Thanks for having me, Spiffy! As Visa’s corporate foundation, Visa Foundation believes in uplifting everyone, everywhere through the power of economic mobility. Utilizing our expertise, resources, and global reach, we strive to enable equitable access to capital through grants, support broader community needs through employee volunteering, and provide disaster response in times of crises through strategic partnerships such as our partnership with the American Red Cross.
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