Grameen Foundation's FarmerLink program in the Philippines is featured as one of the FAO's e-Agriculture promising practices for its use of satellite data, farm data and mobile-equipped field agents to help small-scale coconut farmers improve their productivity and incomes.
Prabhat Labh of Grameen Foundation India discusses their use of digital technology, such as Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality, to expand financial inclusion in India.
Grameen Foundation’s Lauren Hendricks and Gigi Gatti discuss the importance of female agents in encouraging other women to adopt digital financial services.
Grameen Foundation’s Bobbi Gray and Christian Loupeda discuss the valuable role of savings groups in extending digital financial services to underserved communities in Burkina Faso.
In this joint op-ed, Grameen Foundation’s Bobbi Gray and FHI 360’s Ellen Galdava discuss how data-driven agriculture can improve the lives of smallholders farmers.
Gigi Gatti explains how Grameen Foundation works with neighborhood shops and telecom operators in the Philippines to extend financial services to underserved communities.
Prabhat Labh of Grameen Foundation India calls for a paradigm shift in India that moves financial inclusion from "providing financial literacy to building financial and digital finance capability."
A Grameen Foundation/Freedom from Hunger India Trust program is helping to reduce malnutrition rates and boost women’s confidence in India.
Building Resilience in Burkina Faso (BRB) takes a multi-sectoral approach to improving household resilience and food security and features the innovative use of community-based women’s savings groups as a platform for providing an integrated package of agricultural, nutrition, financial services, and women’s empowerment programming to help thousands of savings group members overcome many of the geographic, cultural, social, and economic constraints that hamper their resilience in the face of shocks and disasters.
In 2018, Grameen Foundation authored a landscape assessment on the use for data in support of smallholder farmers and agricultural development. This infographic summarizes a few of the main findings, and can serve as a launching pad for those considering how to harness the power of big data and digital technology for agricultural innovation. For a related blog, "Big Data and Smallholder Farmers," click here.