Blended Finance in Emerging Markets

This month, we sat down with our founder and CEO, Richard Lackey, to talk about the role that blended finance plays in emerging markets. Can blended finance be part of the solution in getting more finance to where it is needed most? Absolutely. In fact, to build...

Key Sector Feature: Insurance

In 2017, Africa accounted for only two percent of global agricultural insurance, guaranteeing that most smallholder farmers would be at risk of losing their crops due to either drought or heavy rains. The Society of Actuaries emphasizes Africa’s little involvement...

Sector Feature: Storage

While several tools and technologies are in place to aid in crop storage, there is still room for investment that can lead to even more effective crop storing within the larger agricultural value chain. According to a Foods article study, “more than one-third of food...

The State of Women in Agribusiness

The agribusiness sector is booming, and with that growth comes the challenge to stay knowledgeable about shifts in everything from technology to historical-social trends. While changes in technology are easily measured, underlying influences on the agribusiness value...