Update on Timber-Paparazzis: Progress and Learnings

It has been a while since we last updated our business models for impact, nevertheless we worked on several projects and have some exciting news and learnings about the “paparazzi” business model to share: The idea got funded In partnership with the NGO Fairventures Worldwide we applied for the Google Impact Challenge Germany. After several…

Digital Payments For Agriculture Financing

In Uganda, statistics show that more than 70% of adult Ugandans work in Agriculture. Mainly practicing subsistence farming which means they grow food for home use. This is common in other parts of sub-Saharan Africa at large. For most of these small-holder farmers, attaining agricultural financing to transform themselves from subsistence to commercial farming is…

Farm Smarter, Not Harder

There is no way around it: farming has to become more productive Agricultural growth is seen as a precursor of economic transformation as countries such as China, India and Vietnam recently demonstrate. In Africa, agriculture accounts for two thirds of livelihoods and food accounts for two thirds of the household budgets of poor people however,…