Blog Series

Diaries: A Tool for Understanding Smallholder Families

Earlier this year, we took a deeper look at smallholder families to get a broad range of perspectives on the challenges of understanding smallholder demand for financial services. As CGAP launches its year-long smallholder financial diaries study, this new blog series focusses on the art and science of Financial Diaries. We examine the tool itself and then specifically at just what goes into setting up a diaries study around the world.