Posts by ISF Advisors

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Report: A new landscape report by ISF Advisors, with support from the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, highlights the current status and future development of agricultural insurance for smallholder farmers. Based on interviews with more than forty-five key agricultural insurance stakeholders, our research paints a picture of an industry that shows great potential but struggles to achieve the necessary scale and product-level refinements.
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Analysis: Part 9 of ISF’s and RAF Learning Lab’s Pulse series shares highlights from a review of the major donor agendas currently shaping the development of global smallholder finance via grant-based subsidy.
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Analysis: The sixteenth Briefing Note in ISF's series aims to assess the role of grant funding in smallholder finance and understand how it can be used to unlock financing for millions of smallholders.
Analysis: The eighth blog in the Pulse series explores the rising number of new databases emerging in smallholder finance and the opportunities for funders/donors, financial service providers, and researchers to engage.
What's your impact?
Analysis: The seventh blog in the Pulse series unpacks what we know about farmer impact and identifies the knowledge gaps for improving our understanding moving forward.