Introducing the Agile Impact Series

In recognition of the wide reach and diverse range of products and services offered through the AgriFin ecosystem we are working with 60 Decibels to measure our impact across some of our strategic partners.

Optimizing Digital Data Sharing in Agriculture

In our digital age, data is increasingly recognized as a powerful tool across all sectors, including agriculture.

Desert Locust Citizen Reporting

This year East Africa has experienced a dual crises of the largest desert locust invasion in decades and the global COVID-19 pandemic, both threatening farmers’ livelihoods.

Breaking New Ground: Interview with AgTech Innovator Hello Tractor on the Power of Platforms

Hello Tractor is a leading agtech innovator that connects tractor owners to farmers through an Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled digital solution that bridges the gap between manual and mechanized farming.

Cultivate Africa Series: Partnerships Promote Resilient Agriculture

As a participant of Cultivate Africa 2020, AgriFin‌ hosted and convened four panels to ‌share‌ ‌key‌ ‌insights‌ ‌and‌ ‌learnings‌ from‌ ‌the‌ ‌AgriTech‌ ‌space.

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

Our Response to the Desert Locust & COVID-19 Crises

As the Coronavirus continues to spread around the world, early warning signs indicate that Eastern African countries are also on the brink of a food security crisis. We’re aligning our innovations to prepare farmers and their communities for the potential impact of COVID-19 and the Desert Locust invasion. As an extension of our usual programming, we’re reaching 8 MILLION FARMERS through multiple digital channels like SMS, radio, IVR and call centers to provide them with essential information on how to protect their health and mitigate the additional threats to their livelihoods.

PROGRAM OUTREACH

5.5m

Smallholder farmers accessing bundled digital products and services

 

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

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

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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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 AgriFin Works

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

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Farmer Insights

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

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Partnerships

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

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Library

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

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Our Reach

We have reached more than 5.5 million smallholders across 8 countries with digital services.

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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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