Latest Findings About Root Capital’s Impact on Rural Livelihoods

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June 24, 2020

Root Capital recently conducted four deep-dive evaluations with client agricultural businesses in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Kenya, and Peru. Through these studies, they sought to identify how affiliation with a Root Capital client influences farmer livelihoods. They also looked at whether female farmers have different access to critical services than men and how that might affect their participation in agricultural value chains. Click below to read a summary of the first of these studies, which focuses on cocoa cooperatives in Peru. 

Read the Latest Findings About Root Capital's Impact on Rural Livelihoods

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Root Capital invests in the growth of agricultural enterprises so they can transform rural communities. With growth, these businesses become engines of impact that can raise incomes and create jobs, empower women and young people, sustain peace, and preserve vulnerable ecosystems. Since 1999, Root Capital has distributed $1.3 billion to improve the lives of over six million people in farming communities. Learn more at

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