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WhatsApp and Algorithms: How to Get Financing to Farmers in East Africa

The founders of Ugandan fintech Emata share how their solution is helping dairy farmers and their cooperatives access finance and manage operations.
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Protecting Livestock and Livelihoods from Climate Change

European Microfinance Award winner, APA Insurance, is working with Kenyan smallholders to help them build resilience to the effects of climate change such as droughts and flooding.
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Speaking the Common Language of the SDGs

Jean-Marc Debricon of Alterfin discusses impact investing in rural Africa as the region prepares for African Microfinance Week. Held in Burkina Faso from 21 to 25 October 2019, this major regional conference provides a unified African platform for discussion of microfinance issues. ​
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How Did Advans Côte d'Ivoire Win the European Microfinance Award?

Albert Sie Dah, Farm Operations Manager of Advans Côte d’Ivoire, talks about how they have succeeded in serving farmers and their children with a combination of high tech and high touch.
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The Transformative Role of Insurance in African Agriculture

After their session at European Microfinance Week, Katharine Pulvermacher and Stewart McCulloch discuss challenges and new models for making agricultural insurance more accessible.
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How To Change Your Vision of Rural and Agricultural Finance

Emilio Hernández of CGAP gives us a preview of the upcoming Boulder RAFP training
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Last in Line for Financial Inclusion: How Smallholder Farmers Can Move Forward with Digital Finance

Anita Campion talks agricultural finance with the Gateway, ahead of the Cracking the Nut Conference