Sprout: The Open Content Agriculture Platform and Learning MVP Launching Soon
Under GIZ’s Digital Agriculture Africa (DAA) program, AgriFin and its partners are developing Sprout, an Open Content for Agriculture Platform (OCAP) with a wide range of information related to agricultural best practices to build smallholder farmers' capacity and resilience.
Agile Impact Series: Busara Aggregate Impact Report
We are proud to release the Aggregate Impact Report looking at the second phase of our impact partners. Busara highlights 7 of our portfolio partners and their impact on 20 crop value chains.
The Impact of DigiFarm on Smallholder Farmers
DigiFarm offers Kenyan smallholder farmers end to end value through their integrated mobile phone platform where they can access information on credit, input and markets.
6 Years of Impact: What We Have Learned
As we gear up for AgriFin 3.0, we reflected on gauge AgriFin Accelerate (AFA)'s influence at the client, institutional and ecosystem level.
Agile Impact Series: 60 Decibels Aggregate Impact Report
We are proud to release the Aggregate Impact Report looking at the first phase of impact partners. 60 Decibels provides data and analysis from 10 projects conducted in 3 countries and 4 languages with 10 of our portfolio partners.
WhatsApp for Business (WA4B) for Agriculture
AgriFin partnered with Turn.io along with nine other partners to discover best use cases in agriculture in the first of its kind WhatsApp for Business API (WA4B) sandbox in Africa.
60dB Partnership: How are Kenyan Farmers Faring in the Face of COVID-19?
We’re proud to be working with 60 Decibels to better understand the overall impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Kenyan farmers. The results of each data round will be shared on this page throughout the next four months.
New Digital Super Agent Model for Agriculture Bringing Financial Services and Last Mile Input Supplies to Smallholder Farmers In Tanzania
Financial Service Providers (FSPs) in Tanzania are in a conundrum. If they don’t innovate then they will be fighting for their survival. According to the 2017 Finscope Survey, Tanzania has over 50 banks with more than 15,000 branches. However, only 16.7% of the population use or have used banking services while 41% of adult Tanzanians meet most of their expenses through income generated from farming activities.
The Blueprint Series: The Emerging Potential for Government in Digital Agriculture at KALRO
There are very few ‘quick wins’ for agri-tech organizations working to provide smallholder farmers with affordable and meaningful products and services. It can take many years for innovators to reach the scale they need to become viable, with one of the main reasons being the critical need to keep products affordable for a segment of the farming population with very low spending power.