#27: Louise Mabulo, Founder, The Cacao Project
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Louise Mabulo is an award-winning chef, farmer, and entrepreneur. She is the Founder of The Cacao Project, a social venture aimed at equipping farmers for sustainable success. She is a featured honoree for Forbes Asia Under 30, is a Young Champion of the Earth under the United Nations Environment Program, Outstanding Farmer of the Year 2018, and a Friend Of Humanity Awardee under the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation. She has studied Economic Development and Social Entrepreneurship at Brown University, U.S.A. and the Watson Institute Philippines.
In this podcast, Louise talks about her journey, the Cacao Project, the challenges posed by COVID19 to her community within the context of food security, climate-smart agriculture in the provinces of Philippines and so much more.
01:09 – Louise’s climate journey
06:29 – Covid19’s impact
07:42 – Climate change in the Philippines
09:07 – Climate smart agriculture in the Philippines
12:24 – Food security in the local community
15:48 – Women in agriculture
21:01 – Using social media to spread awareness
22:47 – Politics and policy
24:08 – Building empathy towards farmers
26:29 – Call to action - ‘Be the person that makes the world a better place’