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In 2012, Root Capital launched its Women in Agriculture Initiative (WAI) to better...

Community: Part 1 of ISF's and RAF Learning Lab's Pulse series shares insights and trends on customer centric approaches in the rural and smallholder finance sector.
Community: A new blog series, jointly authored by the Initiative for Smallholder Finance and the Learning Lab will share monthly sector trends in smallholder finance and next steps forward for FSPs, donors, and investors. The Pulse is rooted in key findings and recommendations highlighted in the ISF's and Lab's latest state of the sector report, Inflection Point. 
Community: We're excited to have Kiva Labs on board as a new Learning Lab partner. Learn how Kiva Labs uses its crowd-sourced capital model to address constraints to smallholder financing.
Community: A One Acre Fund white paper explains how flexible repayment plans present a sustainable lending model for smallholder farmers.
Community: One Acre Fund makes the case for the government playing a central role in spurring innovation and growth in agriculture.
Community: AGRA demonstrates that providing farmers with access to inputs and advisory services bolsters the market of quality seed and fertilizers.
Community: A technical survey investigates factors inhibiting the absorption capacity of small and medium enterprises in Ghana.
Community: One Acre Fund's asset financing model offers solutions to the traditional disbursement and repayment regimes that rarely meet the needs of smallholder farmers.
Community: Mercy Corps Agri-Fin Mobile program presents a "bundled" technology option to help smallholders overcome common obstacles to mobile technology.
Community: AgDevCo co-founder, Chris Isaac, shares his insights on unlocking agriculture potential through blended finance.
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Community: Lessons from the partnership between AgriFin and the Centenary Rural Development Bank: TA strengthened the bank's capacity to serve agricultural clients and helped develop innovative tools to reach and serve rural agricultural clients, leading to an increase in the number of agricultural clients and a rise in lending volumes.