Explore End-User Financing and Scaling Innovations with WE4F at World Water Forum 2022
Mar 21 2022
While 55 percent of Africa’s population is engaged in agricultural livelihoods, only approximately 1 percent of bank lending across the continent goes to the agricultural sector. Farmers comprise the largest and poorest group at the bottom of the pyramid, so financial tools for farmers have very high impact potential. In an effort to address these challenges, the WE4F program was designed to scale innovations that impact the sectors of
to increase the sustainability of agricultural food value chains and climate adaptation in developing countries and emerging markets – with a particular focus on the poor and women. One path for impacting smallholder farmers and increasing the scale of innovations is improving access to end-user financing and helping innovators develop new models.