The role of digital payments in sustainable agriculture and food security

Published on

November 21, 2017

This October 2017 Better Than Cash Alliance report examines how shifting to digital payments can provide powerful solutions to help countries improve agricultural productivity and ensure food security, bringing higher incomes and greater financial inclusion.

[Download the full report here] 

The paper aims to help economies begin and accelerate their shift to digitize payments in their agriculture sectors. By providing data and recommendations, the paper is designed to assist countries in fulfilling their commitments towards Sustainable Development Goal #2: “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture” through digital payments.

*Note that this report focuses on the use of digital payments in East Asia with potential applicability in sub-Saharan Africa.

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