Blog Series

Cultivating Change: Empowering Rural Women through ABERA

Rural women play crucial roles in families, farms, and businesses, but their unique financial aspirations, constraints, and risks – including to climate shocks and stresses – are overlooked and underserved. CGAP and IDH are on a mission to change that. Accelerating Business to Empower Rural women in Agriculture (ABERA) is a cohort of financial service providers, agribusinesses, and agtechs convened by CGAP and IDH to build their business performance as well as meet specific gender and climate goals. This first blog series from ABERA shares snippets and initial findings from these path-breaking financial and agricultural service providers.