GREAT Smallholder Lending Project – Field Visit to Son La, Vietnam
14 October 2020
Despite the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 in our work, we are glad to share that we conducted a field visit to Son La Region in Vietnam last month as part of the DFAD-funded GREAT program. The objective of the field visit was to identify the most optimal financing model for tea and ramie smallholders with our partner LIENVIETPOSTBANK.
Exploring Smallholder Solutions in the Rubber Sector, Indonesia
1 October 2020
1 October 2020, Jakarta – The common interest to find solutions to enhance the production and trade of sustainable natural rubber brought HeveaConnect, Target Cooperation and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) together in 2019. They engaged Financial Access to analyze the potential of rubberwood to serve as a mechanism to support the mobilization of replanting finance.
GREAT Smallholder Lending Program Kick-off, Vietnam
3 July 2020
30 June 2020, Hanoi - With the COVID-19 crisis, access to timely input financing for smallholder farmers will be critical to safeguard global and local food security. To enable smallholder farmers to obtain credit faster and at lower cost, Financial Access launched together a new smallholder lending program in Vietnam with consortium partners Lien Viet Post Bank, VietED and GREAT.