AgriFin is excited to publish recent findings of a study we commissioned on the impacts of COVID-19 on agro-dealers in Kenya. The study findings are complemented by findings in other research pieces conducted by our partners.
We launched our Rural Jobs Landscape Study on the 16th of July 2020, during a webinar jointly hosted with CGAP. Listen to the webinar recording and download the publication materials here.
We launched our Irrigation Policy Paper on the 25th of June, 2020. Listen to the webinar recording and download the publication materials here.
AgriFin’s “Top 100” Proposal for MacArthur Foundation’s $100M Grant Wins a Special Philanthropic Award
In a unique Global Philanthropy course at Columbia Business School, graduate students selected AgriFin’s proposal to receive a special grant, out of the “Top 100” proposals in the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change competition.
Between 2015 and 2019, AFA worked through a network of core partners in Zambia to reach farmers with financial services, information and market linkages.
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.
〉Partners driving delivery of viable, technology-enabled products and services for smallholder farmers
〉 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
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.