Mr. Daniel Tallam, Assistant Director of the Financial Stability and Access Division at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and Dr. Amrik Heyer presented the findings of the 2016 FinAccess household survey at a launch attended by over 230 policymakers, industry players, academics and development partners. The occasion was graced by Sheila M’Mbijjiwe, Deputy Governor […]
The aim of this book is to stimulate debate on how we analyse and think about the future of market development and its implications for poverty and growth. The book was commissioned by Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya as an invitation to scholars to dig more deeply into the data that have been collected over […]
Financial inclusion and financial capability require an evaluative framework for the exploration of how and to what degree the ways in which poor people engage with financial services and transactions can improve their wellbeing.
Farmforce is a mobile service that links smallholder farmers to other actors in the agro-value chain. The Farmforce system is composed of a web site and mobile application that are used by organizations (companies, cooperatives, governments) working with large numbers of small farmers in a large scale contract farming arrangement. The software-as-a-service platform aims to […]
FarmDrive seeks to transform the way small holder farmers get access to financial services. Via their simple to use web based platform,farmers are able to register with and painlessly maintain their revenue productivity and expense records. Farmers wishing to expand their ventures are able to apply for funding via the platform.Their records combined with other […]
How Farm Capital Africa (FCA) works: 1. FCA pools funds from individuals and institutional Investors. 2. FCA puts in these funds as Agribusiness Capital into Agricultural Ventures for a Term based Profit share 3. FCA manages how these funds are spent on the Farm. 4. The Agripreneur focuses on the one thing they know best […]
SOKONECT is a mobile application designed for use in the horticultural sector to promote production; marketing and consumption of fresh produce especially vegetables. The application acts as a link between exporting companies, small-holder farmers and consumers of fresh produce.
Juhudi Kilimo, a provider of smallholder agricultural asset financing, now offers a mobile phone-enabled livestock insurance product. Through this service, borrowers can obtain dairy insurance when purchasing a cow. Borrowers pay a premium of 3.5% of the cost of the cow, and commit to following a Best Practice Care Calendar that includes vaccination, tick control, […]