Kenya: Credit guarantees drive financial product innovation for smallholder farmers

The Opportunity — Enhancing smallholder productivity through financing Francis Njane is a Kenyan horticulture farmer from Laikipia County whose yields have quadrupled since joining the Burguret Self-Help Group. The six-member farmers’ group, formed in early 2019, has enhanced members’ productivity … Continue reading Kenya: Credit guarantees drive financial product innovation for smallholder farmers

Investing in Agriculture is not risky – Ghana’s Vice Prez to financial institutions

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has called on financial institutions to reconsider the notion that investing in Agriculture is risky and play their integral role to promote agriculture, export and socio-economic development. He made the call on … Continue reading Investing in Agriculture is not risky – Ghana’s Vice Prez to financial institutions