Tag: mfarmpay

mfarmPay: Market Differentiation

Maintaining differentiation, at a time when traditional financial institutions are significantly increasing their fintech investments, requires agility. Innovative organizations need the ability to iterate quickly. New product ideas and strategies for streamlining the smallholder farmer onboarding process need to be rapidly developed, tested and rolled into production before competitors have the chance to catch up. Technology that empowers business analysts… Read more →

Senior Mobile App Engineer: mfarmPay Inc.

mfarmPay Inc. is a fintech startup with a novel loan origination app driving financing to millions of rural African farmers using AI. We deploy data from a string of multiple data sources including satellite imagery and farm parcel identifiers to build a robust risk mitigation solution for our partner financial institutions and as basis to advance credit to African farmers… Read more →

Google AI in Ghana: What it means for Agriculture in Ghana

One word: Exciting! On June 13, 2018 Google announced  its intent to setup Google AI research center in Africa, to be opened in Accra later in the year. They intend bringing together top machine learning researchers and engineers in the new center dedicated to AI research and its applications. Google is aiming to collaborate with local universities and research centers, as well as… Read more →

Financing Ghana’s Smallholder Farmers-Scoping Question

What is the average input financing (labour, crop protection products, fertilisers, other essential services) need of a Ghanaian farmer with 1 acre of farm per cropping season? Estimate a fair rate. Either for cash crop and/or food crop cultivation. Same question applicable to livestock farmers and fishers. Kindly email your responses to: Editor@agricinghana.com or Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 If… Read more →

mfarmPay®: propelling unbanked and underserved smallholder farmers in Ghana

Smallholder farmers in predominantly rural farming communities in Ghana face the challenge in finding the money they need to hire farm labourers, purchase fertilisers, seeds, and basic farm equipment to enable them increase crop yield. Financial institutions are often reluctant to serve smallholder farmers and associated farmer based organisations given their usually small loan sizes and high costs typical of… Read more →