Posts by Learning Lab

ECLOF case study
Analysis: The purpose of this document is to provide a synthesis of findings for ECLOF Kenya and the Service Delivery Model (“SDM”) in which its Climate Smart Agriculture dairy loan operates. SDMs are supply chain structures involving multiple stakeholders providing services to farmers, including training, access to inputs and finance, to improve their productivity, and ultimately their profitability and livelihoods.
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Spotlight: Key insights from ECOLOF-Kenya CEO, Mary Munyiri, on her experience aligning smart business practices with social impact goals.
Analysis: In early December, the Lab pulled together key stakeholders from across the rural and agricultural finance community to learn more about the opportunity for data analytics (DA).
IDH Trade
Analysis: Part 10 of the Pulse highlights a guest blog by IDH and the Lab, focusing on our research on sustainable business models, including a case study on ECLOF Kenya and a summary of the future of Farm Fit.
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Analysis: The fifth Learning Brief in the Lab’s research series, this brief aims to provide a high level understanding of how data analytics is used for smallholder farmers, introduce a new framework to understand the economics of data analytic investments, and highlight key innovators in the space.