Connecting traditional banking to small farmers: Innovate for impact – Devex – June 13, 2016

On June 13, 2013 Devex profiled Thomson Reuters’ latest Africa Innovation initiative — the Bankable Farmer project — that “sets out to create credit risk profiles for smallholder farmers so that banks have more confidence lending to a sector that has huge growth potential, but remains crippled by lack of capital.”  In an interview, project leader Saidah Nash Carter described “the challenges small farmers face in tapping mainstream finance and how, through partnerships with farming cooperatives, banks, nongovernmental organizations and mobile startups, Thomson Reuters can help overcome them.”

You may read the article/interview on the Devex internet site.