Blog & News




December 10, 2020
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.
December 09, 2020
In our digital age, data is increasingly recognized as a powerful tool across all sectors, including agriculture.
December 08, 2020
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.
December 07, 2020
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.
December 07, 2020
As a participant of Cultivate Africa 2020, AgriFin‌ hosted and convened four panels to ‌share‌ ‌key‌ ‌insights‌ ‌and‌ ‌learnings‌ from‌ ‌the‌ ‌AgriTech‌ ‌space.
November 09, 2020
Mercy Corps AgriFin has partnered with GIZ to produce a series of blog posts focused on insights and lessons learned associated with digital platforms for agriculture.
September 22, 2020
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September 08, 2020
In 2015, Mercy Corps launched the AgriFin Accelerate (AFA) Programme; a six-year, $24 million project funded by the Mastercard Foundation. AgriFin Accelerate is addressing the inclusion gap for smallholder farmers.
September 08, 2020
Smallholder farmers face a myriad of challenges across key components of agricultural value chains, especially in logistics. The COVID-19 pandemic has created large-scale disruptions of rural supply chains.
August 28, 2020
The costs and benefits of adopting climate-smart practices are unequally distributed among household members. We partnered with EIT Climate–Kic to assess ways that women can be equitably included in their WINnERS Program.
August 18, 2020
From collaborating with ZANACO PLC to build a digital platform for smallholders, we've identified an approach to capturing value from banking smallholders, as well as to bridging the gender divide in financial access.
July 28, 2020
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.