Farm credibly: How blockchain technology helps young Caribbean farmers access finance

 

It is widely recognised that access to finance is one of the biggest barriers to more young people becoming engaged in agriculture.

Here, Varun Baker, a young Jamaican entrepreneur and winner of the CTA Pitch AgriHack 2018 contest, explains why he is convinced that blockchain technology can help to change this – and how his own start-up Farm Credibly is using the technology to improve access to finance for unbanked farmers.

 

How blockchain technology helps young Caribbean farmers access finance

https://www.cta.int/en/youth/all/article/how-blockchain-technology-helps-young-caribbean-farmers-access-finance-sid02651bd95-2470-4367-a957-22d0ea3aeab5

Blogpost/linkedin post/twitter mini-blog

How Farm Credibly works

https://youtu.be/ao534xwXK1g

Video

Farm credibly home page

https://farmcredibly.com/

Website

Themes:
FinTech

Maturity Level:
Pilot

Country:
Jamaica

Type of access:
External

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CTA

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no
 

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