Africa gets small scale agriculture fund

A $21.45 million fund has been launched to support microfinance for rural households and to finance smallscale investment in agriculture across Africa. In addition to the financing, technical assistance will also be provided to help microfinance institutions develop new products, improve business planning and develop legal and human resources capabilities. Microfinance institutions can help poor households in rural areas where no formal lending exists by supporting income-generating activities and reducing dependence on external help. Read more here.
Cosmas Butunyi

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