Early April our team went on a field visit to South Sumatra to visit smallholder coffee farmers in the Semendo region. As there is no airport close to the area the team embarked on a 12-hour drive through the beautiful forests that are scattered across Sumatra.
FACS joins the Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation (CPIC)
15 April 2019
We are proud to announce that FACS is now a member of the Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation (CPIC). The organization facilitates the scaling of conservation investment, with sustainable agricultural intensification as one of it focus areas and therefore perfectly fits the Financial Access strategy to accelerate sustainable smallholder finance at scale.
Last month two of our consultants spend the week at the Taunggyi, Myanmar branch office of the micro finance institution Sathapana Ltd. The MFI is a partner in the Smart Agriculture Myanmar project and as such received capacity building training. Together with the fifteen participants, mostly loan officers, our team discussed the maize crop cycle, the main factors that help generate a higher yield