A follow up to our 2018 Protecting Growing Prosperity report, we take stock of the current state of agri-insurance for smallholder households. We also introduce new ways of thinking about the sector through deep dives, and propose a set of priority areas to guide work over the next 5 years.
Agricultural insurance is an important financial service that both protects farmers and can help improve their productivity over time. This blog revisits the findings in our earlier “Protecting Growing Prosperity” report and provides an update on some of the recent developments in agricultural insurance.
We examined 33 engagements between Mercy Corps’ AgriFin program and partners across four different countries to uncover lessons about the common barriers faced by data-sharing arrangements in agriculture.
What AgTech and FinTech can learn from the microfinance experience: don’t build it yourself. This blog examines the opportunities and lessons learned from connecting financial services with technology solutions for smallholder farmers.