MercyCorps AFA



6 Stories by MercyCorps AFA

What it takes to develop and manage a digitally-enabled field force

Read Mercy Corps’ learnings and insights on how to develop and manage a successful digitally-enabled agricultural field force, an approach that was key to...
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Making digital financial solutions relevant and accessible for Zambian smallholder farmers

In 2015, Mercy Corps launched the AgriFin Accelerate (AFA) Programme; a six-year, $24 million project with an ambitious goal of reaching one million farmers...
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Four Years of Learnings from Tanzania

For the last five years, AgriFin Accelerate(AFA) and partners designed and deployed digital platforms that enabled farmers in Tanzania access finances, information and learning...
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Building Zambia’s first Digital Financial Services Platform for smallholder farmers

MercyCorps’ AgriFin Accelerate program worked with the Zambia National Commercial Bank, as an innovation partner by developing a farmer-centric product and business modeling as...
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6 Strategies to Promote Digital Financial Product Adoption Among Youth

HaloYako is a digitally enabled saving service in Tanzania offered by Halotel, an MNO in partnership with FINCA Microfinance Bank and supported in part...
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Youth in Agriculture: A New Generation Leverages Technology

Mercy Corps AgriFin Accelerate found, 90 percent of farmers ages 18 to 35 in Kenya have high levels of engagement with information and communication...
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