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.
July 06, 2020
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.
June 15, 2020
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
June 01, 2020
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.
May 15, 2020
Between 2015 and 2019, AFA worked through a network of core partners in Zambia to reach farmers with financial services, information and market linkages.
April 17, 2020
AgriFin coordinated and hosted a webinar at the Skoll World Forum online, "Scaling Climate Smart Agriculture: Tech, Wins, Fails, Emergencies and Unholy Partnerships"
April 02, 2020
Around the world, shifting weather patterns, rising sea levels and more extreme weather events are all clear and devastating evidence of a rapidly changing climate.
March 05, 2020
When farmers and business owners in Kenya see rain clouds, they see rows of productive crops, food for their community and the path to prosperity.
Mercy Corps' AgriFin Program, in Partnership with NASA, Makes Top 100 Proposals for MacArthur $100M Grant
February 20, 2020
The MacArthur Foundation announced on February 19, 2020 that our proposal is one of the Top 100 in its second 100&Change competition for a $100 M grant to help solve the world’s most critical social challenges.
February 19, 2020
For more than five years, AgriFin Accelerate has supported the design and expansion of digitally enabled financial and information services for smallholder farmers in the region (Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia).
January 10, 2020
AgriFin recently released its sector learning playbook for “Digital Climate Smart Agriculture” – (D-CSA), but what does it mean?
December 20, 2019
This is Part One of our 3-part blog series, exploring the ways in which Libra could be deployed to smallholder farmers and what benefits that may bring them.