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Building Zambia’s first Digital Financial Services Platform for smallholder farmers

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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 well as brokering partnerships to launch AgriPay, a mobile-based platform that provides a holistic customer value proposition for smallholder farmers. Read more

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6 Strategies to Promote Digital Financial Product Adoption Among Youth

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HaloYako is a digitally enabled saving service in Tanzania offered by Halotel, an MNO in partnership with FINCA Microfinance Bank and supported in part by Mercy Corps Agrifin Accelerate. The blog shares strategies that have contributed to the success of HaloYako amongst men and women below 35 in Tanzania. Read more

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Youth in Agriculture: A New Generation Leverages Technology

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Mercy Corps AgriFin Accelerate found, 90 percent of farmers ages 18 to 35 in Kenya have high levels of engagement with information and communication technology. They are active users of social media, particularly Facebook, Google and WhatsApp, and are bringing a new dynamism and perspective to agriculture. However, youth are not homogenous. Mercy Corps AgriFin

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