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20 April 2017
The digitization of value chain finance—financial services that flow to or through any point in a value chain—is changing the way smallholders access the financial tools necessary to invest in their farms, manage risk, and transact with markets. CGAP explores opportunities and emerging models in digital value chain finance.
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English (28 pages)
24 May 2016
This report examines how smallholder families in Tanzania manage their income and expenses, along with the challenges they face that often lead to financial instability. These findings are based on a nationally representative survey of smallholder households conducted in 2015.
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English (118 pages)
19 April 2016
This report shares the findings, observations and insights from a nationally-representative survey of smallholder households in Uganda. It examines how smallholder households in Uganda manage their income and expenses,and explores financial inclusion in the smallholder sector.
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English (97 pages)
07 March 2016
This working paper shares the findings, observations, and insights from the national survey of smallholder households in Mozambique.
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English (90 pages) | Portuguese (95 pages)
26 February 2016
While there has been renewed appreciation for how reaching smallholder households could drive financial inclusion, little is known about this unique, yet massive client group.
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English (15 pages) | Portuguese (21 pages)
25 February 2016
CGAP's Smallholder Diaries explores the financial lives of farming families in Mozambique, Tanzania and Pakistan.
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English (108 pages) | English (16 pages) | French (108 pages)
10 November 2015
This publication synthesizes learnings from across Zimbabwe, Senegal, Rwanda, and Cambodia, with the aim of providing financial service providers, donors, and other stakeholders with actionable insights into the ingredients for building successful, smallholder-specific digital financial services.
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English (44 pages) | French (48 pages)
03 April 2015
This Focus Note shares early insights from CGAP's ongoing Smallholder Diaries, providing a first look at the financial lives of smallholder households not only as agricultural producers, but also as consumers, laborers, and off-farm entrepreneurs.
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English (20 pages) | Spanish (20 pages) | French (20 pages)
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11 June 2014
This Focus Note introduces some recent developments in digital financial services for smallholder farmers. The case studies identify traditional pain points in serving this segment, discuss how DFS are being used, and highlight some initial obstacles and successes.
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English (16 pages) | Spanish (16 pages) | French (16 pages)
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07 May 2013
This paper examines the challenge of providing financial services that support the multiple goals of rural households.
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English (32 pages) | French (32 pages) | Spanish (32 pages)
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