Financing for smallholder farmers has high impact and low margins

Honduras, long-plagued by gang violence and narco-trafficking, has become a leading supplier of speciality coffee. The change follows a dramatic expansion of credit to small farmers in the country. International social financiers, including Oikocredit, Alterfin, Incofin, Root Capital, paved the way for local commercial banks to lend to Honduran smallholder cooperatives, enterprises and farmers.  For … Continue reading Financing for smallholder farmers has high impact and low margins