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SAFIN: 2023 Annual Report

2024-05-07T10:46:32+02:00

The Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) presents its 2023 Annual Progress Report. This report highlights the network's achievements over the past year, showcasing its role in fostering knowledge-sharing, advocacy and collaboration within the inclusive agri-SME finance space.

SAFIN: 2023 Annual Report2024-05-07T10:46:32+02:00

Convergence: State of Blended Finance 2024

2024-05-02T08:38:39+02:00

Convergence's State of Blended Finance reports focus on mobilizing private investment in emerging markets. This April 2024 edition marks a new annual two-report cycle, with the first report providing an analysis of the entire blended finance market.

Convergence: State of Blended Finance 20242024-05-02T08:38:39+02:00

Podcast | Andrea Zinn, Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) and Aceli Americas

2024-04-15T10:02:20+02:00

In our latest segment, Andrea Zinn, Director at Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) and Senior Manager at Aceli Americas, Aceli Africa, talks about ways to amplify donor funding for agricultural development and why donor coordination with the private sector is so important to reach the missing middle.

Podcast | Andrea Zinn, Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) and Aceli Americas2024-04-15T10:02:20+02:00

Blog: How can donors get a bigger bang for their buck in agricultural finance markets?

2024-04-12T08:47:20+02:00

Key takeaways from the 28 March 2024 event “Donors as investment catalysts” on how major donors can best spend their limited aid funds for agricultural finance. Co-organized by the Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN), the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) and the Marketlinks initiative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Blog: How can donors get a bigger bang for their buck in agricultural finance markets?2024-04-12T08:47:20+02:00

Unleashing the Catalytic Power of Donor Financing to Achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2

2024-04-09T17:07:51+02:00

This report presents the findings and recommendations of the enquiry into sustainable finance in agrifood systems conducted in 2023 by the Shamba Centre for Food & Climate for Donor Platform members. The investigation included a series of interviews which explored how donors, philanthropic organizations, public funds and blended capital funds can make their funding effective and act as an incentive for achieving SDG 2.

Unleashing the Catalytic Power of Donor Financing to Achieve Sustainable Development Goal 22024-04-09T17:07:51+02:00

Understanding sustainable finance in agrifood systems: Concepts and definitions

2024-03-27T11:47:24+01:00

Wondering what all those terms mean in sustainable finance in food systems and rural development? Here are some definitions of commonly used terminology and key concepts. You can find out more in the joint report by the Donor Platform and the Shamba Centre for Food & Climate, which focuses on how to make donors and public funds more catalytic for food systems through sustainable and blended financing approaches.

Understanding sustainable finance in agrifood systems: Concepts and definitions2024-03-27T11:47:24+01:00

Podcast | Sophia Murphy, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

2024-03-12T16:38:40+01:00

In our latest segment, Sophia Murphy, Executive Director, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), reflects on twenty years of social protection and the challenges facing political institutions. This podcast explores how we can build a more secure future together.

Podcast | Sophia Murphy, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy2024-03-12T16:38:40+01:00