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July 18, 2022
Mercy Corps AgriFin, The World Bank and Dalberg conducted research with the aim to understand how partnership engagements for technology platforms can be effectively forged and managed to create mutually beneficial partnerships.
May 23, 2022
The Starbucks Foundation and AgriFin engaged Producers Direct, Busara, and other partners to understand how to raise awareness to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on coffee and tea farmers, while supporting sustainable production and inclusion.
April 14, 2022
Alternative credit scoring methods are gaining traction as a means of reducing barriers to financial inclusion. Social Lender in Nigeria offers digital financial services based on social reputation. We reviewed the effectiveness in predicting borrowers’ ability and willingness to repay loans.
March 29, 2022
AgriFin facilitates the provision of services to farmers through digital solutions, to improve their productivity, incomes, and livelihoods in Nigeria, more so for women. We engaged our research partner, Dalberg Advisors to provide an understanding of the digital agricultural landscape in Nigeria.
November 17, 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
November 15, 2021
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.
November 01, 2021
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.
September 28, 2021
The Digital Marketplace Playbook provides a framework for leveraging digital and data innovation with supporting cases from emerging markets.
September 08, 2021
This landscape study on climate-smart dashboards highlights the needs of farmer-facing organizations and the potential use cases.