We work to unlock the financing that value chain actors need to make investments in productivity, post-harvest systems, and mechanization. On the demand side, we focus on improving farmers’ financial literacy and strengthening the technical and business skills of producer organizations. On the supply side, we support the design, deployment, and scale of financial products and motivate financial institutions to engage in agriculture by linking them to tools that mitigate risk.
Access to Finance .
Inclusive Program Design for Indigenous Communities in Colombia
Staff from the USAID Colombia Natural Wealth program and the Colombia Rural Finance Initiative discuss how each project designed their activities to be inclusive of indigenous communities.
Connecting the Community
Utilizing a step-down training method, the USAID Maximizing Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targets Sites project helped Nigerian farmers develop new skills and connect with credit organizations for loans.