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
Climate Smart Lending Platform Team on a Field Visit
8 February 2019
Last week the “Climate Smart Lending Platform team” went on a field visit to Nyeri County, Kenya. In this area, there is a great concentration of smallholder farmers and we were interested in finding out first-hand how access to finance, coupled with climate smart terms & incentives, could improve not only farmers’ productivity but also resilience to climate change.
Kick-Off Pilot finance project with Sathapana Bank in Myanmar
22 January 2019
Under the G4AW/ SAM Myanmar programme, Impactterra and Financial Access have signed an agreement with Sathapana Bank for the development of a smallholder finance pilot scheme in Shan State, Myanmar. This collaboration will allow Sathapana Bank, through the use of a customized farmer credit scoring model (developed by Financial Access) in combination with actual weather