Financing a green transformation in developing countries

Nairobi, 7 September 2012

The world needs more food for its growing population and smallholding farmers produce most of it in the developing world.

But smallholders, who are often poor, find it difficult to produce more food if they don’t have enough money to buy the tools, seeds and other material necessary for the job.

Loans are often complicated to get, have high interest and have to be paid back in a short period. All of this makes it nearly impossible for poor farmers to borrow money and improve their food production and lives. Read more. . .

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