ICTP 138: Leveraging technology to provide micro investment to farmers, with Varun Baker of Farm Credibly

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We are launching a new theme for 2021: social impact-focussed tech businesses. In this our first episode of the series, we are highlighting Farm Credibly, a digital co-operative for farms in Jamaica. We speak with its Co-Founder and CEO, Varun Baker to find out, among other things:

  • What does it mean to be a digital co-op for farms?
  • How Farm Credibly manages the risks typically associated with lending to the farmers?
  • What are some of the key performance indicators (KPIs) or markers of success that are important to Farm Credibly?
  • How easy might it be to expand Farm Credibly to other countries?

Show notes and links to some of the things mentioned during the episode can be found at www.ict-pulse.com/category/podcast/

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