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 huge...

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Start-ups ring the changes in farming phone-tech

Demand for phone-based agricultural services has shot up almost 60 per cent across Asia and Africa this year, but many services struggle to...

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Deployment of ICTs for SME agribusinesses and farmers

As part of our work to support small and medium sized agribusinesses and farmers, CASA country interventions have put plans in place to...

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A Review of Inclusive Technical Assistance in Agriculture Deployed by Development Finance Institutions

In recent years, there has been growing interest and funding dedicated to technical assistance (TA) designed to strengthen the commercial...

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Meat, Milk and More: How Africa’s livestock production can be commercialized to meet growing demand

Prolonged economic growth, a growing population, urbanization and shifting dietary patterns in Africa have sparked demand for more...

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Mainstreaming cross-cutting issues in CASA interventions

The CASA programme strives to mainstream four cross-cutting areas – gender, nutrition, climate change and animal welfare – in all...

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CASA’s COVID-19 Response

All of CASA’s implementing teams are adapting their activities to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. CASA works with smallholders and...

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CASA programme launched in Uganda

“The Ugandan government is determined to carry out a nationwide farmer’s census as a deliberate strategy to help them shift from the...

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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 is particularly acute in...

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