Thank you for 7 great years of learning

Published on

June 3, 2021

The Rural & Agricultural Finance Learning Lab program has officially ended as of May 31, 2021, but the work to provide better financial solutions to smallholder farmers and rural clients must continue. Keep reading to learn about the future of the Lab's work and how you can stay engaged.


Where to find our research

This main program website and our Dynamic Learning Playbook microsite will be hosted by the Mastercard Foundation and remain live for the forseeable future. However, we encourage you to download and save any relevant knowledge products for future reference.

Our research partner ISF Advisors will continue to push forward our State of the Sector studies, and become the host of the Pathways to Prosperity microsite.

IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative will carry forward our Service Delivery Model (SDM) case studies and business model sustainability research. Stay tuned for a Financial Service Provider SDM Learning Brief to be published later this month.


A special thank you

We’d like to extend a huge thank you to our partners and hosts for their invaluable contributions to the Lab’s mission over the past 7 years. We also want to thank everyone who has read and engaged with our research – your support helped make our work possible.

Learning Lab Partners

  • AgDevCo
  • AGRA
  • Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity
  • ICCO Cooperation
  • KCB Group
  • Kiva Labs
  • Mercy Corps
  • One Acre Fund
  • Opportunity International
  • Root Capital

Hosts & Research Partners

  • Mastercard Foundation
  • Global Development Incubator
  • ISF Advisors

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