AgriFin’s Sprout Named a Grantee in Okta for Good Innovation Lab 2021.

Mercy Corps AgriFin was recently selected as a grantee of Okta’s for Good Innovation Lab, a new program within Okta’s Nonprofit Technology Initiative that provides access to Okta’s products, talent, and cash as part of a single grant

Game Changers: Let’s Change Lives with Women Smallholders

Gender transformation is a key strategic theme in Mercy Corps AgriFin’s next stage of programming to overcome barriers faced by women so that women farmers can realize the benefit of digital agriculture solutions and enjoy increased productivity, higher resilience and improved incomes and livelihoods.

Driving Digital Climate-Smart Solutions for the World’s Smallholders

AgriFin supports the COP26 action agenda through our continuing work to develop scalable, digitally enabled solutions that build climate resilience, food security and inclusion for the world’s smallholder farmers.

Introducing the Digital Marketplace Playbook

The Digital Marketplace Playbook provides a framework for leveraging digital and data innovation with supporting cases from emerging markets.

Climate-Smart Solutions Study: An Assessment of Climate-Smart Dashboards to Serve Farmer-Facing Organizations

This landscape study on climate-smart dashboards highlights the needs of farmer-facing organizations and the potential use cases.

We envision a future where every smallholder farmer prospers in a digitally interconnected world.

PROGRAM REACH

16m

Smallholder farmers accessing bundled digital products and services

 

150

Partners driving delivery of viable, technology-enabled products and services for smallholder farmers

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Countries of operation including Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Driving Digital Climate-Smart Solutions for the World’s Smallholders at COP26

Mercy Corps AgriFin supports the COP26 action agenda through our continuing work to develop scalable, digitally-enabled solutions that build climate resilience, food security and financial inclusion for the world’s smallholder farmers. We are excited to be participating in various events during COP26 and to our share two of our key initiatives: the Digital Climate Smart Agriculture Playbook for solution providers and the Digital Climate Smart Agriculture Sandbox. Here is an overview of the solutions landscape we are supporting across Africa and Asia.

We leverage the power of digital technology, data, and a global network of partners to build a brighter future for smallholder farmers and the people they feed.

We design, test & scale digital services and products to boost their productivity & income and build their resilience to climate change.

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Introducing the AgriFin Gender Transformative Toolkit! 

Based on seven years of innovation with partners, AgriFin has developed the Gender Transformative Toolkit as a compendium of 17 hands-on tools to help farmer-facing organizations make digital technology work for women in agriculture.The Toolkit was developed through a co-creative process with some of our strategic partners to test and refine the tools. The Toolkit is designed for organizations anywhere on the spectrum of gender transformation. View our Resource Page.

THE CHALLENGE

Smallholder farmers feed 1/3rd of the world’s population but live on less than $2.50 a day.

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HOW IT WORKS

We design digital products and services with and for un-banked smallholders.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Our 100+ partners span multiple public, private and government sectors and actors.

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OUR REACH

We have reached more than 8 million smallholders across 9 countries with digital services.

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FARMER INSIGHTS

We’ve uncovered a range of smallholder needs and behavioral insights.

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LIBRARY

Learnings from the intersection of digital agriculture, financial services and data.

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GENDER TOOLKIT

A collection of tools to support organizations apply a gender lens to their programming.

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PARTNER HIGHLIGHTS

NASA

Through a new partnership with NASA, Mercy Corps is expanding our AgriFin program to connect farmers with satellite data. State-of-the-art imagery, modeling, and analysis will help small-holder farmers manage their crops and adapt to climate change.

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ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

We are 100% sure: nature-based solutions 🌱 can give us super-powers to fight #ClimateChange and help people adapt.
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Rural women are highly engaged in agriculture and rural economies as laborers, producers, and key consumers, yet their needs are largely unmet by #serviceproviders & #funders.

Learn more in our new @CGAP deck: https://bit.ly/3o0Qejx

@JamieAndrson12 @gkcoetzee @max_mattern

Would you like to understand how to be #genderinclusive in your organization to better serve #women #smallholders?
Assess yourselves with our gender diagnostics tool from our new #AgriFinGender Toolkit & learn to implement a strategy in your program >> http://bit.ly/3H29O6b

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