Research and resources
February 23, 2018
Farming in a Liquidity Crisis
Linda Mungira, a smallholder farmer, tells us how Mercy Corps' mobile service has enabled her to continue farming and mitigate a liquidity crisis.
February 14, 2017
Can E-transfers Promote Financial Inclusion in an Emergency
Case studies from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe on how e-transfers can promote financial inclusion
January 17, 2015
Accelerated Behavior Change and Adoption of Good Farming Practices Among Smallholder Farmers
In Zimbabwe, Mercy Corps’ Agri-Fin Mobile program bundles farm and crop management tools and financial services in affordable platforms on mobile phone channels.
January 30, 2013
The Potential of Mobile Phones in Transforming Agriculture for Smallholder Farmers
Mobile phone technologies are presenting smallholder farmers with unprecedented opportunities to run their operations more productively and to grow their income levels. However, farmers continue to face a plethora of challenges such as lack of financial support, marketing challenges and lack of information. These are some of the key findings from the Agri-Fin Mobile Program baseline and product development surveys that were carried in Indonesia, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the last half of 2012.