CASA Malawi and Nepal deliver e-commerce solutions to safeguard smallholders in value chains

The global pandemic has changed shopping behaviour around the world. Once busy markets are closed or avoided to reduce infection […]

CASA puts the spotlight on the challenges and opportunities in sourcing from smallholder farmers

Worldwide, there are around 500 million small-scale farmers. They have the potential to be both a supplier base and a […]

Investment analysis & calculations of the looming financing gap for agricultural producers

In Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia an increasingly complex picture is emerging of SMEs in the agri-food sector that struggle to […]

What is the evidence for the development impact of concessional finance to agri-business?

Concessional finance has become an increasingly important tool in enterprise development over the last decade, and there has been a […]

Takeaways from the CASA Smallholder Investor Summit

CASA hosted three panels alongside the Deal Room at the Africa Green Revolution Forum. Each panel featured the launch of […]

CASA research launched at AGRF Deal Room

CASA will host its first Global Agribusiness Investor Summit at this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Virtual Summit which […]

The impact of COVID-19 on agricultural markets in Uganda

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated control measures have had far-reaching effects on societies worldwide, on the global economy and on […]

CASA Programme Approach: Blending Market Systems and Investment Promotion

Is the CASA programme a Market Systems Development (MSD) programme or an investment initiative? During one of CASA’s adaptive management […]

The impact of COVID-19 on agricultural markets in Nepal

In late April 2020, CASA worked with key market actors to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the […]

How The Full Spectrum of Capital Can Enable Inclusive Growth in Agriculture

While the world has made huge economic gains over the past 50 years, this progress has been highly uneven. This […]